Want Kickstarter success? You need Alex Daly

Known as the Crowdsourceress, New York-based crowdfunding consultant Alex Daly has helped the likes of Neil Young and Pentagram smash their fundraising targets. She tells Patrick Burgoyne her secrets for success

Seymour Chwast – Predictably Unpredictable

US designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast brought wit, skill and vision to a series of commissions for Herman Miller, as the company’s recent post on the work reveals. Steven Heller begins the story in the late 1960s – with an optimistic, picturebook-style poster

What VR means for modern brands

Stinkdigital’s James Britton lays out the case for the benefits of brands engaging with VR, so long as they approach it with humility

Seb Lester, calligraphy and social media

With millions of followers on social media, artist Seb Lester has brought calligraphy into the 21st century. Mark Sinclair talks to him about how his short films have made him an on-screen evangelist for the art of handlettering.

Brownjohn rediscovered

The work of the late great designer and art director Robert Brownjohn has been gathered together in a new online archive by his daughter, Eliza

Brand New is coming to Europe

Corporate and brand identity blog Brand New is coming to Europe with a two-day event in Amsterdam in June. Get ready for the Brand Nieuwe Conference

Radiohead releases Burn the Witch video

After a busy weekend deleting most of its social media presence, and following two teaser clips on Instagram earlier today, Radiohead has just posted a video for a brand new track, Burn the Witch, to YouTube.