Opinion

The politics of political design

In the UK General Election, support for progressive politics is far more visible in the creative community than pro-Conservative messages are. Yet surveys reveal that not all creative people are left-leaning. Hannah Ellis goes in search of designers on the right and examines the contradiction inherent in an industry predominantly ‘of the left’ that spends much of its time enabling an economic system that is at odds with many leftist ideals

The evolution of client storytelling

When you need to involve and enthuse clients with the projects you are working on together, video can be a far more effective presentation tool than the trusty PDF or PowerPoint. Made by Many’s Alex Harding shares how they use video to tell product stories

Exposure: Collection of Documentaries

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the world of photography, with a focus on new talent, photobooks and exhibitions from around the globe. In the latest instalment she looks at photography magazine Collection of Documentaries.

Exposure: Campbell Addy

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the work of Campbell Addy, in the latest installment of a series looking into talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking the rules…

Becoming a startup founder – advice from the Crowdsourceress

Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.

Delusion & data-driven design

As data and its use becomes ever more central to creative practice, designers must decide who is making the decisions – them or the computer? Francisco Laranjo argues that a thorough understanding of the technical, social and political workings of algorithms and AI are key to the profession’s future

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CR in print

Each month we focus on one key part of society, from food or travel to entertainment, education or fashion, we ask one big question – how is creativity changing your world?

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