The winners of the D&AD Awards 2017

A look at the most successful projects and agencies at the 2017 D&AD Awards – including an innovative tourism campaign for Sweden and a Braille smart watch for blind people

5054: the car magazine changes gear

5054 is a new car magazine, or more accurately, a new magazine about automotive culture. Its uncoated stock, liberal use of illustration instead of the standard high-gloss car photography that dominates most titles in the sector signal that this is an attempt to apply the aesthetics of the independent magazine culture to a sector that in the past has been dominated by gloss and testosterone

Creative Review is going bimonthly

We’re making a change. After our May issue, Creative Review is going bimonthly, allowing us to deliver a richer, higher quality, much bigger magazine six times a year


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Designer vs Developer #4: are designers born or made?

The fourth episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers looks at nature versus nurture and, in conversation with developer Paul Lewis, asks whether design ability is innate or learned

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Hato’s Ken Kirton on the joy of co-creation

Talking at the D&AD Festival in London yesterday, Hato’s Ken Kirton laid out how design and collaboration can help foster communities, and why we need this approach now more than ever.

A manifesto for the creative industries

With the general election just six weeks away, the Creative Industries Federation has published a manifesto outlining how political parties can help nurture and grow the UK’s creative sector. Recommendations include a new visa system for skilled workers and better careers guidance for young people

Real to Reel craft film festival opens next week

Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival opens at the Picturehouse Central cinema in London with a three-day programme of 44 short films that celebrate the art of ‘making’. It then visits The Bureau in Blackburn for three further nights

D&AD Festival 2017: what to see

The second D&AD Festival promises “three days of immersion in creative excellence”. Here’s our round-up of what’s on offer