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A history of anti-war protest

People Power: Fighting For Peace, a new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum in London, tracks the evolution of the anti-war movement in Britain from Siegfried Sassoon’s poetry to recent Stop Trident protests.

The secret to Hakkasan’s success

When Alan Yau launched Hakkasan in 2001, he wanted to transform perceptions of Chinese food. Sixteen years later, it is a global brand with 13 restaurants world-wide and nightclubs in Las Vegas. Lucy Wright, Director of Brand Creative at Hakkasan Group, talks to CR about the secret to its success and the minimal but opulent design approach adopted by Hakkasan and sister brands Yauatcha, HKK and Sake No Hana

Transforming London’s poshest grocer

Seen by some as fusty, just for tourists, Christmas gifts or the elite, Fortnum & Mason presented some serious challenges for Customer Experience Director Zia Zareem-Slade. She tells CR how she set about updating one of the UK’s oldest and best-known brands

Why EQ can count for more than IQ

Developing your Emotional Intelligence is key to leading happy and successful creative teams, says Tanya Livesey, Leadership Coach and Global Head of Creative Talent at The Talent Business

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Charm, Belligerence and Perversity: The incomplete works of GBH

GBH’s self-penned monograph promises a deep dive into the branding and design studio’s psyche. But while the book is good on the ‘how’ it works for its clients, it has less to say on the ‘why’ or even the ‘should we really be doing this?’ of modern design practice

The joy of the archive

The Estate of Abram Games has launched a new website of the late, great designer’s work. Even better, it’s also possible to visit the archive in person. We look at the enduring value of such resources