Inspiration, innovation and key developments from the art world

Art director vs copywriter?

The ad industry has long paired two creatives in the roles of art director and copywriter, but how do the positions divide up in the modern industry?

Seven ages of a creative: Graham Fink

The ad creative behind iconic work for British Airways, Dixons, Land Rover, and more reflects on 40 years in advertising, being the agent for the world’s first social humanoid robot, and the fast pace of our intoxicating digital future

Seven ages of a creative: Liz Johnson Artur

Over the past 30 years, the London-based photographer and Turner Prize-winning artist has used images to offer new perspectives on the Black experience. She talks about finally getting recognition for her work in her 50s

Can Inque reinvent the magazine?

Designer Matt Willey and editor Dan Crowe have reunited on Inque, a decade-long collaboration born out of what they love (and hate) about the world of magazines. We speak to the duo about bringing the first issue to life

Seven ages of a creative: Sho Shibuya

The New York-based designer and artist has experienced an organic career involving work at major studios and, more recently, recognition as a painter. Here, he explains why creating meaningful work matters more than age

Welcome to CR Town!

For the latest issue of the CR print mag, illustrator Giacomo Gambineri created a make-your-own CR Town, to illustrate the importance of play in creativity, whatever age you are. We’re sharing it here so more of you can join in the fun

How cultural institutions can tackle sustainability

Is there a responsibility for cultural institutions to not just reflect the past, but contemplate the future as well? National Gallery Victoria curator Ewan McEoin talks to CR about the museum’s latest show on sustainability and why they want to invest in designers

Inside the author-illustrator relationship

As new picture book Aaron Slater, Illustrator is released, Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, creators of the Questioneers series for children, talk about the inner workings of the author-illustrator relationship