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From the ‘K’ to the Super 8: why Kodak is looking back to move forward

Kodak is looking to the past to reinvent its consumer business, reviving a 1970s logo, updating its iconic Super 8 camera and launching a smartphone inspired by a camera from the 1940s. We spoke to Dany Atkins, VP of global brand and creative, about looking to Kodak’s heritage for inspiration…

TypoCircle's 40th anniversary exhibition, Protein Gallery

TypoCircle 40th anniversary exhibition

Last night TypoCircle celebrated its 40th anniversary in style with the opening of a three-day exhibition dedicated to its lecture posters and much-coveted journal, Circular. It also showcases a brand new publication on its work to date


CR November: The Fashion Issue

Our November 2016 issue features Community Clothing founder Patrick Grant and a look inside the Design Library pattern archive, while we also talk to Uniqlo’s John C Jay and meet the co-founders of Finery London. Plus fashion on film and type


US insurance group MetLife rebrands – and parts ways with Snoopy

US insurance group MetLife has launched a new logo, strapline and design system in the first major change to its branding for more than 30 years. The rebrand forms part of a wider strategy to put customer experience at the heart of the business – and sees the brand drop its famous mascot, Snoopy

Flying Eye Books

Flying Eye’s beautiful books for curious children

In less than four years, Flying Eye has established itself as a publisher of immaculately illustrated, unusual kids’ books, with one now being developed into a series by Netflix. We talk to founder Sam Arthur about why business is booming in the world of children’s titles.


Oh So Pretty – Punk in Print 1976-80

A new book from Phaidon examines the visual language of punk as it emerged in the late 1970s, fuelled by the raw expression of printed flyers, posters and ‘zines

The Forum (referencing the design of the cinema above it), Hexham

Wetherspoon’s carpets – an appreciation

Each and every Wetherspoon pub across the country has a differently-designed carpet. Kit Caless knows this because he has captured 70 of his favourite bespoke “threaded wonders” for a new book on this intriguing form of public art

Rubber Stamping Stephen Fowler book

Let’s Get Rubber Stamping!

A new book by Stephen Fowler, out this week, will teach you everything you need to know to get into one of the most enduring craft trends: rubber stamping. We talk to him about what makes stamping so special.


Creative Leaders Workshop – our findings

Earlier this week we invited a group of CR readers to a special workshop event dedicated to creative leadership. With some of our ‘Creative Leaders 50’ nominees on hand to offer advice, we discussed what it takes to lead creative team in 2016. Here’s what we found out…