Type Hybrid – multilingual design in practice

A new book aims to offer an overview of design work that speaks to a multicultural audience – employing typography from two different languages within the same project. Does the trend reflect our hyper-connected world, or is it just another way to use text as decoration?

Skittles gives up its rainbow for Pride

In a sweet (ahem) campaign to celebrate this year’s Pride, adam&eveDDB has stripped Skittles of its famous rainbow. Black-and-white packets will be given out to Pride supporters in London this weekend, with a monochrome float forming part of the Pride parade…

CR July issue: the future of the museum

Our July issue is a museums special, taking a look at the challenges facing cultural institutions and how creativity is helping to meet them. Plus, Jeremy Herrin, Pictoplasma, We Built This City and Missoni

Ordnance Survey maps London, 1801-style

To celebrate its 225th anniversary, the UK’s mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, has produced a contemporary map of London in its original cartographic style from 1801

Ad Archives: the Instagram account showcasing vintage print ads

Since September last year, graphic designer Halima Olalemi has been cataloguing outstanding magazine ads from the 80s, 90s and 00s on her Instagram account, @adarchives. Here, she reflects on some of her favourite finds and a time when fashion ads were more experimental…