Interviews

Shared vision: Diàna Markosian

The work of Magnum Photos’ Diàna Markosian takes documentary photography into new, collaborative territory where the subject becomes co-creator. Ahead of their interview at PhotoLondon, photographic director Rebecca McClelland talks to Markosian about her process

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

Yardhouse studios Assemble

How They Work: Assemble

In an extract from Co-Art: Artists on Creative Collaboration, a new book by writer and curator Ellen Mara De Wachter, the Turner Prize-winning architecture collective Assemble explains how the group formed and how it operates.

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

The Big Bold World of Barbara Stauffacher Solomon

The latest book from Hall of Femmes focuses on the work of US designer, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon. In this extract, she discusses her long career and how the development of ‘supergraphics’ enabled her work on a big, bold Californian scale

Anthony Burrill Make It Now!

Advice on art and life from Anthony Burrill

Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.

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.