Age

How creativity is transforming what it means to age

Winners of the Health Tech & You Awards 2017

For three years now the AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards have celebrated innovations in health tech; technology developments that help us live better and could change the way we think about healthcare. This year’s awards were announced last week, in a ceremony at London’s Design Museum and included apparel that improves the senses and a video game for seniors.

The Big Bold World of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

The latest book from Hall of Femmes focuses on the work of US designer, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. In this extract, she discusses her long career and how the development of ‘supergraphics’ enabled her work on a big, bold Californian scale

What if Amazon did housing?

They help us shop eat, work and travel, but what if tech brands also ran our homes? Would you trade your data for a homelife where your every need was taken care of?

Why mums mean business

If advertising – and the wider creative industry – wants a more diverse workforce, it needs to provide a better path for mothers to return to work after having children. Ali Hanan explains how her Creative Equals Returnships programme is doing just that

CR February 2017: the age issue

In the new issue of CR we look at the role of creativity in transforming what it means to be ‘old’ – and why well-designed products and services should be solving problems for every age

Warning: Ageism – Can age be represented better?

Ever since its launch in 1981, the ‘warning, elderly people’ road sign has been the focus of complaints and controversy. Design studio NB and the Spring Chicken website challenged the creative community to come up with a better message

Graham Brown designs, from boats to menswear

For over five decades, narrowboat painter Graham Brown has been working on the waterways of the west of England. His craft has now been celebrated in a documentary film for the Canal & River Trust while his designs have found their way onto a range of exclusive menswear. Rupert Howe meets Brown at his Gloucestershire workshop