Eliza Williams

Eliza is the Associate Editor of Creative Review

Behind-the-scenes with Gorillaz

Humanz, the fifth album from virtual band Gorillaz, is released this week. We talk to Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett about their working relationship and the benefits of being a cartoon

Roisin Swales Big Hid

Advice for grads on how to handle early success

Big Hid, a beautifully illustrated children’s book, has been published this month by Flying Eye Books. It was created by Roisin Swales when she was a student and discovered by the publisher at her graduate show. We talk to her about managing early success and what advice she would give to this year’s grads to get attention for their work

Anthony Burrill Make It Now!

Advice on art and life from Anthony Burrill

Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.

4Creative’s John Allison on living with ADHD and the importance of asking for help

Last year, John Allison, an ECD at 4Creative, Channel 4’s in-house creative agency, was diagnosed with suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a condition he has lived with all his life and which has had a significant impact on his personal life and work. Here he talks to CR about ‘coming out’ to colleagues and friends as suffering from a mental health condition, and the importance of asking for help if you are struggling

Refuge Grow Music Video

Surprise and the odd shock: how Refuge uses advertising

We talk to Lisa King, director of communications at Refuge, about how the charity uses a mix of both shocking and uplifting advertising approaches to get attention, plus the impact on its work of The Archers’ domestic abuse storyline.

Olivia Healy Refuge

Falmouth student Olivia Healy creates Refuge auction artwork

BBH London is hosting an auction in aid of Refuge on March 30. Artworks from big names such as Jean Jullien and Hattie Stewart will be for sale, and joining them is Olivia Healy, an illustration student from Falmouth. We talk to her about her work.