Interviews

Natasha Khan: Musician/Artist/Director

Like FKA twigs and Róisín Murphy before her, Natasha Khan, aka Bat For Lashes, is becoming a film director as well as a musician, and has recently signed to B-Reel Films for commercial work. We talk to her about her plans.

Jungle Book MPC

How The Jungle Book was made

MPC picked up the Best Special Visual Effects award at last night’s BAFTAs for its stunning work on The Jungle Book. We talk to Elliot Newman, CG Supervisor on the film, about how it was made.

How to do good work

Studio Thomas.Matthews has put sustainability at the heart of its design practice and working environment. Mark Sinclair talks to its co-founder Sophie Thomas about creativity as an agent for change

The science of design

Having helped take the V&A into new territories as its Head of Design, Annabel Judd is now using her talents to reinvigorate the Science Museum Group. She talks to Mark Sinclair about her journey so far

Neil Krug's images of the Mojave desert for Bonobo album Migration

The making of Bonobo’s Migration artwork

Bonobo’s sixth album Migration is out this week and features some striking artwork by photographer Neil Krug. We talk to Krug and Bonobo about the concept behind the visuals and shooting in the Mojave desert at dawn

How Sonos is changing the way we listen to music

A new generation of ‘smart’ speakers, linked to cloud-based streaming services is changing the way we listen to music. We speak to Tad Toulis, VP of Design at US audio brand Sonos, about designing such experiences

Donwood with his artworks

Stanley Donwood and the tempest

In creating the art for Radiohead’s album A Moon Shaped Pool artist Stanley Donwood called on the weather to play its part. We talked to him about making the paintings and how Thom Yorke’s “fucking everything up” helped the duo get to the finished works

How Trainspotting’s poster campaign was made

The black, white and orange posters for Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting perfectly captured the film’s energy and grittiness. Twenty years on from their release, and with Trainspotting 2 out this week, we revisit our 2011 interview with the campaign’s designers, Mark Blamire and Rob O’Connor