Aimée McLaughlin

Aimée is Staff Writer at Creative Review

How cryptocurrency is funding creativity

Cryptocurrency is set to be the next big tech trend of our generation. We speak to Pentagram Partner Jon Marshall, who recently helped bring kids’ crypto piggy bank Pigzbe to life, about the role design is playing in bringing the technology to the masses

Remembering Abram Games’ wartime work

More than 100 propaganda posters created by the late graphic designer during the Second World War are showcased in a new book authored his daughter, Naomi Games, and a coinciding exhibition at the National Army Museum

Work’s not all about the money … or is it?

While we all need to earn a living, younger people are increasingly motivated by more than just their paypacket. How are creative companies responding to the challenge of offering meaningful benefits to their younger team members?

How Wanuri Kahiu is shaking up the film industry in Kenya

The filmmaker made headlines recently when her film Rafiki, which is about two girls who fall in love, was banned by the Kenyan authorities. She tells CR about becoming a filmmaker in a family of doctors, and her mission to tell stories that are fun, fierce and frivolous

Making ends meet: designer Craig Oldham

After studying graphic design at Falmouth and stints at a number of agencies in Manchester, Craig Oldham started his own studio in the city in 2015. We talk to him about why money is no measure of creative success and why “it’s not a crime to be skint”

Ane Crabtree on creating worlds through costumes

The costume designer has made a name for herself working on productions including The Sopranos and The Handmaid’s Tale. She discusses her unconventional route into the industry, and why costume designers can no longer be dismissed as ‘the shirt girl’