The Russian organisation VNIITE strived to better Soviet society through design. While remarkably ahead of its time, few of its designs reached the wider public, and until recently much of its work threatened to be forgotten. A new book by Unit Editions tracks its history
The adventures of Asterix the Gaul have been amusing British readers since 1969, thanks to the brilliant translations of Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge. Last year, Adriana Hunter took over the job of converting the jokes, puns and celebrated character names into English. We talk to her about what the process involves
The Headspace creative team has been working with Nexus Studios to convey the complexities of the mind through a series of charming animations. Here, they explain the approach that’s bringing millions to their films – and making mindfulness and meditation more accessible
A new exhibition in Melbourne aims to convey some of the social, political and cultural ideas that have become central to the thinking of Dutch graphic design studio, Experimental Jetset. Here, they talk to CR about how the show came together
Designer and typographer Berthold Wolpe is the focus of a new exhibition at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk, which aims to provide a more rounded exploration of his life and personality
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La La Land, Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical, has picked up rave reviews from critics and is sweeping the board at awards shows. Over six years in the making, the film stays true to Chazelle’s vision as conceived while he was at college at Harvard. We hear from producer Marc Platt and music director Marius de Vries about how it was made.
Instagram account Geometry Club collates symmetrical photographs of buildings shot from a single perspective. We speak to its creator, Dave Mullen, about how the project got started