Illustration

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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

The funny faces of the Clown Egg Register

In a tradition that says every clown’s face should be unique, the Clown Egg Register is there to record designs submitted by members of the Clowns International body. A new book by Luke Stephenson and Helen Champion documents these comedic portraits

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

Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel

In one of the most unusual graphic novels of recent times, R. Sikoryak has taken the complete text of Apple’s iTunes Terms and Conditions and turned it into a comic book

Two Trump covers – but only one offers hope for Liberty

With magazine covers appearing in the digital space before they hit the newsstands, there’s a temptation to resort to shock tactics to ensure they stand out. Yet simple, wordless images can offer plenty of pause for thought, as the current New Yorker shows