Illustration

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The evolution of client storytelling

When you need to involve and enthuse clients with the projects you are working on together, video can be a far more effective presentation tool than the trusty PDF or PowerPoint. Made by Many’s Alex Harding shares how they use video to tell product stories

How brave are you? Take this survey on creative bravery

‘Trust me or sack me’. ‘Brave’ creative work will be celebrated in a few weeks’ time at this year’s Cannes Lions, but what does creative bravery mean back at the office on a grey Monday morning? asks author and trainer Claire Bridges

Scene stealers: In praise of the background artist

From the elegant landscapes of Disney fairytales to the urban backdrops of Japanese anime, the scenic art of the animated film remains an under-appreciated medium. Two new exhibitions aim to change that

The Odd Couple: Hipgnosis, Pink Floyd and beyond

On the eve of the Pink Floyd exhibition at the V&A, we revisit our 2013 interview with Hipgnosis studio co-founder Aubrey Powell where he discusses his creative partnership with the late Storm Thorgerson and their revolutionary sleeve design

Quentin Blake: The Life of Birds exhibition

Full of character and expression, birds have been a familiar subject for illustrator Quentin Blake for decades. A new exhibition of personal work from his archives looks specifically at his fascination with our feathered friends