Books

Creativity in the world of publishing, from covers to content

How I Work: Olafur Eliasson

Coinciding with the publication of a major new retrospective, CR sat down with the Icelandic-Danish artist to talk about how he works, his studio, smartphones and the importance of lunch

How I Work: Marc Valli, Laurence King

We speak to the former founder of bookshop Magma about the changing nature of the publishing industry, creating gifts that have content at their core, and why more and more publishers are beginning to take them seriously

Jan Wilker on graphic design in America

What does it mean to be a graphic designer in America today, particularly if you were born in another country? Karlssonwilker’s Jan Wilker, discusses his adoptive country and how it influences his work with Adrian Shaughnessy

Dear Client: How to work with creatives

Graphic designer Bonnie Siegler – founder of New York studio Eight and a Half – has published a guide for clients working with creative teams. Here, she talks to CR about the experiences that inspired her to write it and the key to a good client/studio relationship

I love Peanuts so much my stomach hurts

A new show at Somerset House reminds us of the enduring brilliance of Charles M Schulz’s cartoon strip, while inviting contemporary artists to create work inspired by it. Patrick Burgoyne reflects on why Peanuts meant so much to him

The evolution of tattoos

Maxime Plescia-Buchi has inked everyone from Kanye West to FKA twigs at his tattoo studio Sang Bleu, as well as building his own publishing company TTTISM. As part of Body week on CR, he tells us about tattooing’s transition from subculture to pop culture