Creative Insight

Analysis of significant creative projects, people and trends

WIm Wenders

Wim Wenders on Polaroids

“I don’t think I’m romanticising when I allege that Polaroids were the last outburst of a time when we had certainty, not only in images. We had nothing but confidence in things, period.”

Malcolm Garrett Buzzcocks

Malcolm Garrett on working with Buzzcocks

Forty years on from the release of Orgasm Addict, Malcolm Garrett shows CR around an exhibition of his work for the Buzzcocks, on display at Plant NOMA as part of Design Manchester, and explains how the distinctive design style he created for the band developed.

Poster Girls

Celebrating the ‘Poster Girls’

‘Poster Girls’, a new exhibition at the London Transport Museum, looks back at the contribution that female artists have made to TfL over the past century, and examines some of the hidden stories behind their work.A new exhibition at the London Transport Museum looks back at the contribution that female artists have made to TfL over the past century, and examines some of the hidden stories behind their work.

Designer vs Developer #12: How the Web Competes with Native

This is the last episode from Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers. In this episode he speaks to Matt Gaunt, a Developer Programs Engineer on the Google Developers Relations Team, about progressive web apps and the challenges web developers face when compared to their native counterparts.

Why the Science Museum has a new identity

The Science Museum in London unveiled a new logo last week – just one element of a wider identity system created for the six institutions that make up the Science Museum Group. We spoke to Sean Perkins, partner at North Design, about the thinking behind the new system and the controversy it provoked on Twitter