Mark Sinclair

Mark is the Deputy Editor of Creative Review

Identity for Mark Spencer, Forensic Botanist

Mark Spencer has something of an usual job – he’s a Forensic Botanist who works with police and forensic departments on cases where an extensive knowledge of plants is key to the investigation. Spencer is apparently just one of two such practitioners working in the UK. Fieldwork Facility were asked to design an identity for […]

Revisiting Postmodernism in seven key projects

In Revisiting Postmodernism, Sir Terry Farrell and Adam Nathaniel Furman examine the dominant architectural movement that emerged between the late 1970s and early 1990s – and how its influence is still felt today. Here, we pick seven landmark projects from the book

Penguin Women Writers covers by Martha Rich

Publishing next month, the Penguin Women Writers series will feature a set of four reissued titles, with colourful covers designed by US artist and illustrator, Martha Rich. The first books in the series are Birds of America by Mary McCarthy, Lifting the Veil by Ismat Chughtai, The Lark by E Nesbit and Meatless Days by […]

Sad! Why the cover of Fire and Fury actually works

When the most anticipated book to document the Trump era was published this week, many were disappointed with its cover. But far from a missed opportunity, the design of Fire and Fury is a considered take on what Trump – and Wolff – are all about

St Bride Library relaunches Friends membership scheme

For over 120 years St Bride Library in London has been an invaluable resource of printing and typographic history. It is the largest print and publishing library in the world and contains 10,000 type specimens and over 80,000 books. Yet in recent times it has increasingly relied on support from the wider creative community in […]

How to be more productive in the year ahead

Effective planning, scheduling and time management are vital parts of a successful creative business. But with so many demands on our time these days, how do companies keep on top of the things that make projects happen?