Interviews

Chris Steele-Perkins

Magnum Photos at 70

As Magnum Photos turns 70, we talk to Anne Bourgeois-Vignon, global digital director at the agency, about how it has adapted to survive in the digital age, and why it now aims to be a thought leader for photographers and fans alike

5054: the car magazine changes gear

5054 is a new car magazine, or more accurately, a new magazine about automotive culture. Its uncoated stock, liberal use of illustration instead of the standard high-gloss car photography that dominates most titles in the sector signal that this is an attempt to apply the aesthetics of the independent magazine culture to a sector that in the past has been dominated by gloss and testosterone

Roisin Swales Big Hid

Advice for grads on how to handle early success

Big Hid, a beautifully illustrated children’s book, has been published this month by Flying Eye Books. It was created by Roisin Swales when she was a student and discovered by the publisher at her graduate show. We talk to her about managing early success and what advice she would give to this year’s grads to get attention for their work

Refuge Grow Music Video

Surprise and the odd shock: how Refuge uses advertising

We talk to Lisa King, director of communications at Refuge, about how the charity uses a mix of both shocking and uplifting advertising approaches to get attention, plus the impact on its work of The Archers’ domestic abuse storyline.

Ben Wheatley on making Free Fire

The director’s latest film is a celebration of the visceral action movie. He talks to CR about the tools he used to make it – from maps and storyboards, to Airfix models and Minecraft

On humanitarian storytelling

Art Director Gem Fletcher speaks to photographer Nick Ballon and artist Alma Haser about creating imagery for Save the Children’s Invisible Wounds project