Illustration

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How to design a banknote

De La Rue has designed banknotes for 140 countries, from South Africa to Mauritius and the Seychelles. We spoke to its Creative Director Julian Payne to find out more about the process

Remembering Abram Games’ wartime work

More than 100 propaganda posters created by the late graphic designer during the Second World War are showcased in a new book authored his daughter, Naomi Games, and a coinciding exhibition at the National Army Museum

Work’s not all about the money … or is it?

While we all need to earn a living, younger people are increasingly motivated by more than just their paypacket. How are creative companies responding to the challenge of offering meaningful benefits to their younger team members?

Should I work for free?

It’s an eternal issue in the creative industries, and a question that rarely has a simple answer. Here, we get to the bottom of when, if ever, it’s a good idea to work for free, what to watch out for, and what to bear in mind when deciding

Making ends meet: Telegramme Paper Co.

Bobby and Kate Evans founded Telegramme Paper Co. in 2014.
Based in Margate, Kent, the husband and wife team split their time between designing and making paper products and working on commercial commissions

Making ends meet: designer Craig Oldham

After studying graphic design at Falmouth and stints at a number of agencies in Manchester, Craig Oldham started his own studio in the city in 2015. We talk to him about why money is no measure of creative success and why “it’s not a crime to be skint”