CR September issue

The September issue of CR is all about this year’s graduates. We have given all our feature space over to eight eager, fresh-faced young creative types yearning to make their mark

The September issue of CR is all about this year’s graduates. We have given all our feature space over to eight eager, fresh-faced young creative types yearning to make their mark

They are:

James Callahan and Joe Keirs from University of Leeds

Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth from Kingston

Tomomi Sayuda from LCC

Mark Boardman from Falmouth

Tom Lovell from Lincoln (who also designed the cover this month)

And Eilin Bergum from Ravensbourne

As well as showing their work, we have also asked them about their hopes, dreams and fears about starting a career in visual communication. All of them will be showing their work at an exhibition that we are staging with Mother at Downstairs at Mother from September 3 to 12 (more on this soon)

 

Also in this issue….

We have the first in a series of exclusive extracts from Adrian Shaughnessy’s new book, Graphic Design: A User’s Manual

 

Rick Poynor reports from the Rencontres d’Arles photography festival

 

magCulture‘s Jeremy Leslie begins his new monthly column on magazines, plus James McNulty asks what ad agencies mean by the ‘big idea’

 

Guy Bird reveals why Martha Cooper and Henry Chalfant’s book Subway Art (recently released in a 25th anniversary edition) was such an influence

 

And Gordon Comstock discusses the world of chatty objects

 

And you can win an Olympus Pen digital SLR worth £700 in our Gallery competition

The September issue of CR is out on August 27

Back cover design by Eilin Bergum

 

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