CR June issue

CR’s June issue is out, with an in-depth look back over the work of BBH and Sir John Hegarty, contrasting approaches to imagemaking from the handmade to the latest CGI and the tricky business of sustaining a career as an illustrator

CR’s June issue is out, with an in-depth look back over the work of BBH and Sir John Hegarty, contrasting approaches to imagemaking from the handmade to the latest CGI and the tricky business of sustaining a career as an illustrator

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With the imminent launch of his first book, Hegarty on Advertising, the BBH founder discusses the last and future of advertising with Eliza Williams as we look back over the BBH greatest hits reel: remember these?

 

“Nicola poked it with a stick.” Yep. that’s the hi-tech explanation behind one of Jenny van Sommers‘ beautiful images of the solar system, created with set designer Nicola Yeoman

 

From lo-tech to hi-tech, leading CGI studios create visual puzzles and illusions

 

And Gavin Lucas looks at the tricky business of being an illustrator – hot stuff one month, old hat the next.

 

In our Crit section, Jôrg M Colberg enjoys Errata Editions‘ latest facsimile edition – of a lost Alexey Brodovitch classic

Rick Poynor reviews Rian Hughes’ ambitious book, Cult-Ure

 

Jeremy Leslie takes stock of how far magazine iPad apps have progressed

 

Andy Cameron surveys the favourites for awards in digital advertising this year, with web film-based projects leading the way

And, again on the iPad theme, Gordon Comstock examines agency attitudes to creating ads for it. “The term ‘new media’ is designed to imply ‘media that you’ll need to pay us to explain to you’.”

 

In our Gallery competition you can win rare Amos goodies, as seen in the current KK Outlet show

 

And for subscribers, our Monograph this month ties into Gavin’s piece by delving into the archives of the CIA (as in illustration, not spying) to bring you a survey of illustration styles over the past four decades.

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