CR December Issue

Our December issue has hit the newsstands…

Our December issue has hit the newsstands…


The WORK section features work by The Glue Society, Non-Format and Tom Hingston Studio’s work for Grace Jones’ new album, Hurricane


Killer Apps: Gavin Lucas takes a look at iPhone apps and wonders about the creative and profit-making potential that Apple’s über-cool piece of gadgetry offers to creative programmers willing to play by their rules…


Patrick Burgoyne meets up with New York designer, Sam Potts


In the second of her series of three articles on design’s role in promoting sustainability, Anna Gerber looks at the importance of production


It’s been a great first decade for advertising agency Fallon: What will the next ten years hold. Eliza Williams spends some time with Fallon to find out what makes them tick…


This month marks the start of a new approach to our Crit section which is extended to bring our readers more in the way of analysis, reviews, discussion, criticism, perspective, trends, viewpoints, reflection and comment. In this issue, we review the Shanghai eArts festival, Flash on the Beach and Brighton Photo Biennial, plus: is it time for Mac to lay off PC? ; a new mood in charity ads; how to eat yourself creative; graphic responses to the financial crisis…


This month’s Gallery prize is a limited edition Sebastian Lester print

CR December issue – on sale now for £5.70!

More from CR

Sam Potts

Design fit for superheroes and other stories: Patrick Burgoyne meets well-read New York designer Sam Potts

Make Your Own Xmas

Make Your Own Xmas, 2008, © Bob and Roberta Smith, Photo: Sam Drake, Tate Photography
This year’s Tate Christmas Tree, which is designed each year by a different artist, is by Bob and Roberta Smith and aptly reflects the ecologically minded times that we now live in. The tree is made from timber, bicycles and lamps, and is interactive, with visitors asked to provide pedal-power to illuminate the tree.

Food for thoughts

Next time you’re preparing for that killer pitch, you might do well to lay off the biscuits and bring along a nice plate of chicken to the brainstorming session instead…

The NHS Needs You

The NHS was launched with this Halas and Batchelor film, Your Very Good Health, 1947
Make a film and help save lives: Creative Review and NHS Choices want your ideas for a new series of animated public health films

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