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The science of design

Having helped take the V&A into new territories as its Head of Design, Annabel Judd is now using her talents to reinvigorate the Science Museum Group. She talks to Mark Sinclair about her journey so far

Inside La La Land

La La Land, Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical, has picked up rave reviews from critics and is sweeping the board at awards shows. Over six years in the making, the film stays true to Chazelle’s vision as conceived while he was at college at Harvard. We hear from producer Marc Platt and music director Marius de Vries about how it was made.

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Serious Fun with Diagonal Records

Electronic music can be a straight-faced business, but there’s a refreshingly playful edge to the artwork Guy Featherstone creates for Diagonal Records, the label co-founded by musician Oscar Powell. Here the pair discuss their approach and reveal how it has transferred to Powell’s new home at XL

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The Annual 2017

Showcasing the best in visual communications from the past year and celebrating those who produce it. Final entry deadline: Friday 27 January 2017

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The music issue

Our first issue of 2017 is out now

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RECORD SLEEVES OF THE YEAR

Our favourite album art produced in 2016

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A soundtrack to Apple

From its iPod silhouette campaign onwards, Apple’s advertising has had a strong link to music. We talk to Chris Pattinson, Music Supervisor at TBWA\Media Arts Lab, Apple’s ad agency, about the role that music plays for the brand and why being in its ads can be good for artists and the music industry too

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Exposure: Tom Johnson

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the work of Tom Johnson, in the latest installment of a series looking into talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking the rules…

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Why did SohoCreate matter?

SohoCreate, the festival of creativity is no more. Not only is this a sad loss to the creative industries, argues its ex-CEO, but also for London as the city centre needs a much wider set of creative skills applied to its development

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CR Annual 2017: judges announced and extended deadline

With an extended deadline of Friday, January 27, there’s still plenty of time to enter the CR Annual. New for this year: discounted entry price for small studios and full online case studies of winners