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How to create a playable city

Technology may be reshaping how we engage with urban spaces, but does it risk sucking the life out of them in the process? We explore some of the creative projects that are making our cities more playful

Dan Reisinger: Master of Colour

The work of designer Dan Reisinger, who died last year, had a significant impact on his adopted home of Israel. Here Naomi Games, daughter of iconic British designer Abram Games – who taught Reisinger – looks back at his life and influence

Remembering Vaughan Oliver

The much-loved graphic designer Vaughan Oliver died at the end of 2019. Here, designer and publisher Adrian Shaughnessy reflects on the unique and influential nature of his work – particularly his prolific stint with record label 4AD

Predictions for a new decade: Anna Higgs

To mark the start of the 2020s, we’ve asked a selection of our regular columnists to offer up predictions of what lies ahead for the creative industries. Here, Facebook Head of Entertainment Anna Higgs looks to cinema history to help foretell the future

How to nurture new talent

The creative industries can feel bewildering for newcomers, who rely on the wisdom of more experienced practitioners to find their way. Here we explore how to support creatives who are just starting out, from giving constructive criticism to helping people refine their ideas