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Designing for The Favourite

The Favourite is hotly-tipped for major awards success. Design fans have an additional reason to love the film – its distinctive typographic ‘chapter openers’. We spoke to their designer Vasilis Marmatakis

My breakthrough moment: Ben Terrett

Long before gaining renown for his work for Gov.uk and Co-op, designer Ben Terrett won a RSA Student Design Award with an interactive CD-Rom. Here he reflects on what the piece meant to him, but also on why it might not always be good to look back

Unravelling the 90s sportswear brand boom

Fila, Kappa and Champion are all back in a big way, as part of a wave of sportswear brands undergoing a revival. But is it just 90s nostalgia, or is there more at play? And what can other ‘zombie’ brands learn from their example? CR finds out

My breakthrough moment: Malika Favre

Her pared-back illustrations have inspired countless copycats, and appeared on everything from New Yorker stories to Heal’s fabric. Here, Malika Favre remembers the naughty bunnies that started it all

So you want to be a… game designer

Making games has never been more accessible, with the game industry a huge opportunity for creatives to test their skills. But what does it take? Indie game designer Gregorios Kythreotis shares his advice

So you want to be a… music supervisor

Being a music supervisor involves much more than finding the perfect track. We spoke to Catherine Grieves – music supervisor on Killing Eve – about the demands of the job and her route into film and TV

BRAND MANAGER

Bristol but would consider flexible working for the right candidate

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Leeds or London with travel to Leeds Min 3 days a week