This month would usually see the launch of graphic arts festival Pick Me Up at London’s Somerset House. But after six successful years, the event has been scrapped. Will it be missed?
The winners of the 10th annual Sony World Photography Awards were announced last night, with British photographer Martin Parr being recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Photography. Parr’s 40 year career is being celebrated with an exhibition of some of his work, including some rarely seen early black and white photographs. His photographs, along with other winning work will be on exhibit at […]
“It’s only advertising. We’re selling stuff to people. We’re not rock stars, we’re not doctors, we’re selling stuff to people in as fun and as engaging a way as possible.”
The Drawing Room exhibition looks at the power of drawing to record and reflect protest, as well as to produce images that bear witness to social injustice and even the horrors of war
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Archie Proudfoot, whose hand painted signage can be found throughout London
Online community Saxoprint ProStudio offers designers a chance to showcase their portfolio and talent to potential clients, as well as providing a platform to manage their projects
Big Hid, a beautifully illustrated children’s book, has been published this month by Flying Eye Books. It was created by Roisin Swales when she was a student and discovered by the publisher at her graduate show. We talk to her about managing early success and what advice she would give to this year’s grads to get attention for their work
Designing ‘pages’, ‘articles’ and worrying about what sits ‘below the fold’: most of the language we use to describe content on the web is derived from print. Would new terminology help free us to exploit the web’s full potential? asks Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu in the third episode of his YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers
Automation and Artificial Intelligence: threat or opportunity? In this special report, CR investigates the coming wave of AI and its impact on creativity
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In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Eleanor Shakespeare – a freelance illustrator and artist-in-residence at Greenshaw High School in South London
The latest book from Hall of Femmes focuses on the work of US designer, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. In this extract, she discusses her long career and how the development of ‘supergraphics’ enabled her work on a big, bold Californian scale
Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.
Lyst’s Seeker series celebrates creatives who know what they want, and hunt down the things they love. This isn’t about collections, obsessions or status symbols, it’s about the value of finding the items that bring you joy. It’s about things not stuff, and the stories behind the search.
The Creative Review website is an Honoree in the Websites – Architecture & Design category at the 21st annual Webby Awards
A new edition of George Nelson’s insightful 1977 book, How to See, shows how visual literacy can be learned –and its teachings have never been more needed