CR December 10 issue

If you’re not quite sure what to read first in CR’s December issue, the cover features a handy guide to the contents, courtesy of the design department at New York magazine

If you’re not quite sure what to read first in CR’s December issue, the cover features a handy guide to the contents, courtesy of the design department at New York magazine

The cover asks you what you want to read about and offers various (not altogether serious) routes to finding the stories that are right for you

 

Those stories include our Hi-Res feature on the Non Sign II installation on the US-Canada border

 

A look at Droga5’s Decode project for Jay-Z

 

Our major Profile piece this month is on Mike Meiré, art director of 032c magazine and one-time flatmate of Peter Saville

 

Then we have pieces on the two new Pentagram partners, Naresh Ramchandani and Eddie Opara

 

While Andy Cameron looks at how interactive art is repositioning itself closer to architecture and product design

 

In Crit, David Crowley examines the contribution of the Design Research Unit in the wake of a recent exhibition

We have pieces on Crowdsourcing, the infographics of New York, advertising’s rediscovered love of illustration, Michael Johnson on the Brand New conference and even fireworks

 

And Monograph this month features a selection of infographics produced by the New York magazine design department over the past year

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Web Fonts Awards winners

Martin Rack’s Design Made in Germany site has won the top prize in the first Web Fonts Awards, organised by Monotype Imaging

A birthday present for Godard

Today is Jean-Luc Godard’s 80th birthday. To honour their hero, design studio Atelier Carvalho Bernau has created the Jean-Luc typeface which is available for free from their website

New York magazine: data done right

New York magazine’s infographics combine journalistic rigour with design excellence in almost equal measure. Subscribers to CR can enjoy a collection of the best in December’s Monograph booklet

Artworker

NAO (National Audit Office)

Junior Designer

National Theatre