Aimée McLaughlin

Aimée is Staff Writer at Creative Review

Starting over: Photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale

Documenting the horrors of war for the likes of National Geographic couldn’t seem further from the photojournalist’s previous life as a banker. He discusses the moment he hit breaking point, and why his two careers have more in common than you might think

So you want to be a… prosthetic make-up artist

Valter Casotto tells CR about doing make-up for weird and wonderful creatures in everything from Game of Thrones to The Hobbit, the value of getting work experience early on, and making sure you leave your artistic ego at the door when you start a new job

So you want to be a… prop designer

Like most jobs in the film industry, being a prop designer is exhausting and exhilarating in equal measure. Having worked on everything from The Bill to Blade Runner 2049, Lydia Fry shares her tips on how to break into the wonderful world of props

Creative Leaders on Beginnings: adidas’ Florian Alt

We’ve talked to a number of CR’s Creative Leaders 50 about how they got started, the best advice they’ve received and how they bring their teams with them when beginning a new project. Here adidas Football’s Florian Alt tells us about getting his first break

2018 in Review: Designing the Love Island Villa

This year, ITV2’s flagship show Love Island succeeded in winning the hearts and minds of even the most avid reality TV haters among us. We speak to the show’s Production Designer Mat Weekes and Executive Producer Andy Cadman about bringing the villa to life

Magazine covers of the year 2018

It’s been a highly politicised year for editorial design, with everything from Facebook’s data controversies to – of course – Trump gracing the covers of magazines far and wide. We’ve teamed up with Coverjunkie to bring you our top ten covers of 2018

2018 in review: Savage x Fenty collaborator Philippa Price

This year, diversity finally reached the fashion industry. At the forefront of this was Rihanna, whose Savage x Fenty lingerie line featured a truly diverse line up of models. Rihanna’s collaborator Philippa Price tells us about helping bring its catwalk show and campaign to life