Lovers: a new agency from YCN’s Alex Ostrowski

Former YCN Studio director Alex Ostrowski has set up a new creative agency, Lovers. We take a look at some of its recent projects, including visual identities for Blink Art and the Royal Court Theatre, some animated films for NSPCC addressing violence and sexual abuse and a new series of handbooks for The Scouts.

Interior Designs

Good Housekeeping may not be up there with Nova and Twen in the Pantheon of 1960s magazine design, but, as a recent eBay purchase revealed, it had its moment, says CR art director Paul Pensom

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics website

For the launch of new book, Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, Penguin has created a charming website which explores some of the theories addressed in the collection. The design of the site is inspired by the book’s cover by Coralie Bickford-Smith

The rebirth of the Great Western Railway

The Great Western Railway is reborn with a new Pentagram-designed identity that rebrands train operating company First Great Western. But can looking back to the railway’s distinguished past help the company to move forward?

CR October: the Home issue

The October print issue of Creative Review examines the ideas and organisations that are having an impact on the way we live and the homes we live in

A taste of type

If Futura Extra Bold was a person, what would they be like? Would you go on a date with them? And what does a typeface smell like? Sarah Hyndman’s Type Tasting games question our responses to fonts. Last weekend, she brought a pop-up version of her workshop to the V&A. Natalie Kelter describes what happened