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‘Boom for Real’, the first major UK retrospective of the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, reveals how thrilling and relevant his art remains, almost 30 years after his death.
A guide to creating engaging vertical videos for Instagram
The team behind the reissued NYCTA Standards Manual have a new subway-related book out, documenting objects associated with the system, from tickets to maps and merch
Burberry’s September collection is displayed alongside documentary photographs by Martin Parr, Ken Russell, Dafydd Jones, Shirley Baker, Alasdair McLellan and Karen Knorr in an exhibition at a former courthouse in Clerkenwell
I held an impromptu meeting in a no-tech willow hut yesterday. As odd as that concept may sound, it actually worked really well. And it’s not the first time an unusual breakout area has aided my work either by giving me a much-needed break from my screen or a relaxed environment to meet and collaborate […]
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Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Gutless Wonder – a mixed media artist who creates ‘happy’ sculptures and CG characters
Seven tips for adapting TVCs and creating thumb-stopping seasonal campaigns for Facebook and Instagram
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Marylou Faure – a London-based illustrator and art director who has worked on album covers, illustrated recipe books and London-themed geostickers
A step-by-step guide to promoting your creative work using Canvas Folio – a quick-loading, full-screen mobile portfolio
In the latest in our series uncovering creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we speak to Calum Heath – an illustrator and recent graduate of Falmouth University, whose work combines digital and hand-drawn elements
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In this stylish and enigmatic short film-cum-music video, director Johnny Hardstaff aims to take on the overly masculine relationship that men have with cars
Paul Sahre’s new book Two-Dimensional Man: A Graphic Memoir is published today. In this extract, Sahre takes us through the highs and lows of working with They Might Be Giants on the designs for the band’s 2011 album Join Us.
Without rigorous processes in place, ever-increasing demands for creative work can lead to inconsistent quality, uncertainty over costs and margins and never-ending attempts to reinvent workflows to get work out of the door. Time for a more rational approach, says Jada Balster, EMEA Marketing Director, Workfront
D&AD’s 2017 Annual landed with a thump on the CR desk this morning. Designed by Jim Sutherland, the publication – a printed showcase of winning entries to the D&AD Awards – comes in at over 500 pages and takes inspiration from the Bible. Last year’s Annual was designed by Lucienne Roberts and featured interactive exercises […]
New creative platforms such as School of Doodle and Art Hoe are giving Generation Z an avenue to express their creativity and an outlet for their demands to be seen and heard, says JWT’s Lucie Greene. So what do they want to say about themselves and why?
Designer Camille Walala has applied her Memphis-inspired graphics to a pedestrian crossing, a houseboat and a multi-storey building in Shoreditch. Her latest project is London Design Festival’s landmark installation for 2017: a multicoloured inflatable castle in the middle of Clerkenwell. Villa Walala is described as “a boisterously colourful and invitingly soft-touch structure”. It is made from […]