D&AD’s 2017 Annual landed with a thump on the CR desk this morning. Designed by Jim Sutherland, the publication – a printed showcase of winning entries to the D&AD Awards – comes in at over 500 pages and takes inspiration from the Bible. Last year’s Annual was designed by Lucienne Roberts and featured interactive exercises […]
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Designer Camille Walala has applied her Memphis-inspired graphics to a pedestrian crossing, a houseboat and a multi-storey building in Shoreditch. Her latest project is London Design Festival’s landmark installation for 2017: a multicoloured inflatable castle in the middle of Clerkenwell. Villa Walala is described as “a boisterously colourful and invitingly soft-touch structure”. It is made from […]
After a period of extreme turbulence, the Co-op is rebuilding, putting membership back at its core. We talk to Group Design Director Ben Terrett and Head of Digital Engagement Gail Lyon about how a digital mindset is also key to its renewal
A new exhibition and book from studio dn&co tells the remarkable story of a project by the German designer that aimed to convey the attractions of a small town in southern Germany through pictograms
A new book, designed by Foxtrot Papa, tells the stories of notable Defender and Series owners through original photography, design sketches and hand-lettering
Creative Review’s Photography Annual seeks to celebrate great images – those who take them and those who commission them. And it’s open for entries now
For the covers of its new Modern Classics series of John Steinbeck’s works, Penguin used images that US photographer Walker Evans shot on a Polaroid SX-70
In the latest episode of Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu’s YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers, he talks to Yasmine Evjen, a Design Advocate on the Google Design Relations Team, about learning design skills and debate whether technical expertise helps or hinders the creative process.
Paul Sahre’s memoir Two-Dimensional Man is a fascinating story of how design intersects with life. We talk to him about the book and what prompted him to write it.
The charmingly-named band created the typeface for the launch of their new album, spending six months urinating onto bed sheets
In the run-up to the second season of the cult show, the Netflix marketing team have been releasing a series of posters referencing the films that inspired the show