CR May Issue/The Annual

The double, May issue of CR features nearly 100 pages of the finest work of the past year in The Annual, plus features on design for the London Olympics, advertising and YouTube, the amazing rollercoaster ride of Attik and, we hope, lots of other interesting thing too…


CR May issue cover, issue side. Photography: Luke Kirwan

The double, May issue of CR features nearly 100 pages of the finest work of the past year in The Annual, plus features on design for the London Olympics, advertising and YouTube, the amazing rollercoaster ride of Attik and, we hope, lots of other interesting thing too…


Cover, Annual side


The Designers Republic’s special issue steel cover for Autechre album, Quaristice, was one of our Best In Book selections. Warp and tDR have produced so much great work that this seemed a fitting endpoint for a great client/designer relationship


More spreads from The Annual


Will designers remember the London 2012 Olympics as fondly as they do those of 1968, 72 and 84? Not without an improved tendering process and a strong creative director, says Mark Sinclair


Inspiration? Rip-off opportunity? Eliza Williams looks at the effect of YouTube on advertising


The amazing rollercoaster ride of Attik


Beatrice Santiccioli colours your world – she may even have chosen the colour of your Mac


Airside is ten, but it nearly wasn’t. Gavin Lucas interviews Fred Deakin


Rick Poynor on Milton Glaser, artist


James Pallister reports from the Colophon magazine festival


Do we need 128 versions of the same typeface? David Quay responds

This month’s Monograph (for subscribers only) features Dixon Baxi designer Aporva Baxi’s collection of Nintendo Game & Watch games, shot by Jason Tozer

The May issue of CR is out on 22 April. Or you can subscribe, if you like…

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