Learning

Techniques and approaches to keep creative juices flowing

D&AD Festival 2017: what to see

The second D&AD Festival promises “three days of immersion in creative excellence”. Here’s our round-up of what’s on offer

Designer vs Developer #3: how the language of print is limiting design for the web

Designing ‘pages’, ‘articles’ and worrying about what sits ‘below the fold’: most of the language we use to describe content on the web is derived from print. Would new terminology help free us to exploit the web’s full potential? asks Google Design Advocate Mustafa Kurtuldu in the third episode of his YouTube and podcast series aimed at improving understanding between designers and developers

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.

Ideas and how to kill them – tools to help evaluate creative ideas

In this third extract from In Your Creative Element, a new book about creativity in business, creativity expert and Chief Spark at Now Go Create, Claire Bridges shares her advice for how to balance your head and your heart when evaluating your own, or someone else’s creative ideas and when to convene a Murder Board…

Illustrators-in-residence

As Nous Vous exhibit the results of their residency at House of Illustration, we talk to them – and previous participant David Lemm – about just what the job entails and how the experience is as much about looking in as looking out

Leeds Print Festival 2017

This year’s event will explore contemporary print practice with help from DR ME, Pat Bradbury and People of Print

Why EQ can count for more than IQ

Developing your Emotional Intelligence is key to leading happy and successful creative teams, says Tanya Livesey, Leadership Coach and Global Head of Creative Talent at The Talent Business

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The Learning issue

Our September 2016 issue explores new skills, techniques and approaches to keep creative juices flowing

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