Illustration

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Could the right branding have us all eating bugs?

The foods of the future are better for our planet and our conscience, but not necessarily our appetite. As insect-based products and unfamiliar alternatives to meat and dairy spring up, we explore whether design can help us overcome our aversion

What do you do?

In his latest column, our correspondent Daniel Benneworth-Gray finds himself trying to explain his job, and in turn what design is, to his six year-old son

Journeys Drawn: Illustrating the refugee crisis

House of Illustration’s new show includes 40 works by different illustrators – three of whom are refugees themselves. We speak to curator Katie Nairne about how illustration allows artists to show a different side to an already widely documented subject

Is creativity in need of rescue?

In his book Against Creativity author Oli Mould questions whether being ‘creative’ means becoming a cog in the machine. CR met with him to discuss how creativity can become more than part of a production line

New Talent: Jill Senft

In the latest in our series showcasing emerging creative talent on Facebook and Instagram, we talk to Berlin-based illustrator Jill Senft about her whimsical paintings and zines

I love Peanuts so much my stomach hurts

A new show at Somerset House reminds us of the enduring brilliance of Charles M Schulz’s cartoon strip, while inviting contemporary artists to create work inspired by it. Patrick Burgoyne reflects on why Peanuts meant so much to him

Vaughan Oliver and the Body

Unit Editions has published a new book celebrating the graphic delights found in designer Vaughan Oliver’s archive. Here, as part of our Body theme on the website this week, we look at the part that the human form has played in Oliver’s work