Creative Review

Help us choose the next CR cover

Our next print issue is all about storytelling. For the cover, we are going to set a group of writers a challenge to create a story inspired by a single image. But which image? Over to you!


Trevor Key’s Top 40

To coincide with an exhibition of the late, great photographer’s work, designers Ian Anderson and Scott King, along with photographer Toby McFarlan Pond, will discuss the influence of Key’s work with CR’s Patrick Burgoyne at an event in Hull on September 20

Who cares about being original?

When designer Christopher Doyle issued a heartfelt plea for designers to ‘try to be new’ on Twitter it prompted an impassioned debate on the role of originality in creative work. CR talks to Doyle about what sparked the debate and his own views on whether it is still possible to be entirely original and, if so, why we should try


A new Visual History of Type

Paul McNeil’s comprehensive survey of the major typefaces produced since the advent of printing with movable type features rare specimens reproduced at actual size. CR’s art director, Paul Pensom, picks his favourites from the book

Grayson Perry on rigour

Contrary to popular myth, Grayson Perry says, most successful artists are pragmatic and work-obsessed. All the talent in the world can go to waste if it is not allied to punctuality, the ability to build relationships and hard work.

CR readers pick their favourite film posters

This week we asked our readers to select their favourite film poster of all time for the chance to win a character poster for Ben Wheatley’s new release Free Fire. The nominations included some brilliant designs – from 1960s collage to minimal posters for Moon and American Beauty

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