Jeremy Leslie has 30 years’ worth of experience in magazines, whether as an art director, author, or running the magCulture blog, studio, shop and conference. We speak to him about growing the company, and why getting fired (twice) was the best thing that ever happened to him
How I Got Here
Leading creatives look back on the ups and downs of their careers
Over ten years on from starting the event, Glug has gone global with outposts in 35 countries. We speak to Ian Hambleton about turning it from a side project into a fully-fledged company, and putting on an event that doesn’t break the bank for Gluggers
The photomontage artist is behind anti-war works dating from Vietnam through to Iraq. As he puts on his latest show to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Kennard tells us about the enduring power of the photograph in the social media age
From Nobrow books and New Yorker covers to a Netflix adaptation, artist Luke Pearson tells CR how he found his creative freedom, why he’s left comics for grown-ups behind, and how his daughter is helping him think differently about children’s books
It’s been two years since the Monument Valley designer upped sticks from ustwo and returned to Australia to set up his own studio. As part of our games special this week, Wong discusses falling into the industry by accident, and the challenges of running a successful studio
Filmmaker Akinola Davies (aka Crackstevens – named for his love of Cat Stevens) has created videos for the likes of Blood Orange and Kate Tempest. Here he talks about growing up between Nigeria and Kent, and the challenges faced by people of colour in the creative industries
After interning at Magnum Photos as a teenager, Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen went on to join the prestigious agency when he was just 27. As part of our photo special this week, he talks about luck, determination and the importance of a great story
Jim Stoddart, art director at Penguin Press since 2001, talks about an early switch from architecture to graphic design, where he finds inspiration, and the importance of patience and empathy in design. This article is part of our series focusing on designers working in-house.
Amanda Levete is known for daring, ambitious and innovative architectural projects. Last year her practice AL_A completed the £54 million exhibition hall and porcelain tiled courtyard at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London – a project that involved drilling 50 metres into the ground and remodelling a 19th-century screen. Levete studied architecture at the […]
Over the last two decades, Ami Vitale has travelled to over 95 countries, writing, taking photographs and now making films, driven by belief that telling stories helps connect people rather than emphasise differences. Besides working with National Geographic Magazine, she conducts photography workshops all over the world and is publishing a book, Panda Love: the Secret Lives of Pandas. Here, she speaks to us about how she discovered photography, making an impact and more, and tells the stories of some of her images
Often referred to by the press as ‘the pre-eminent illustrator of the Trump era’, Edel Rodriguez has given us some of the most provocative magazine covers of our times, and often sets the internet ablaze with his political imagery. Speaking at Design Indaba festival 2018 and in a follow up interview, Rodriguez told us about his fascinating creative journey.