The charity commissioned five photographers to document childbirth, as experienced by five women from different parts of the world. We spoke to Ivy Lahon, Creative Lead at STC, about the technical challenges and ethical considerations needed for the project
Over the last two decades, Ami Vitale has travelled to over 95 countries, writing, taking photographs and now making films, driven by belief that telling stories helps connect people rather than emphasise differences. Besides working with National Geographic Magazine, she conducts photography workshops all over the world and is publishing a book, Panda Love: the Secret Lives of Pandas. Here, she speaks to us about how she discovered photography, making an impact and more, and tells the stories of some of her images
Each year, a handful of design graduates from around the world are given the chance to present their work to the audience at Cape Town creative conference Design Indaba. This year’s graduates presented some innovative ideas – from an insulin injection kit for children with diabetes to a biodegradable shoe…
Kenyan designer, innovator and entrepreneur Mark Kamau founded BRCK which creates tech products that help improve the lives of Africans. At Design Indaba 2018 he discussed how his work is giving Africans the chance to plug into the internet for free
Egyptian designer Amna Elshandaweely creates clothes that break stereotypes, reference history and draw from indigenous cultures. Speaking at the Design Indaba festival 2018 and in an interview with CR, she sheds light on the politics of clothing in Egypt and the role of fashion in revolution.
Often referred to by the press as ‘the pre-eminent illustrator of the Trump era’, Edel Rodriguez has given us some of the most provocative magazine covers of our times, and often sets the internet ablaze with his political imagery. Speaking at Design Indaba festival 2018 and in a follow up interview, Rodriguez told us about his fascinating creative journey.
In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Annie Atkins talks us through what it’s like to work as a graphic designer for film, how she found her niche in the industry and the highlights of her career in film
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It’s easy to think of the films of Stanley Kubrick as the work of a singular creative vision, the result of an uncompromising director with a reputation for having things his own way. Some of the most vivid images in cinema have come out of his filmmaking and his pioneering science-fiction epic, 2001: A Space […]
Black Mirror production designer Joel Collins on bringing Charlie Brooker’s dystopian visions to life
Motion graphics and VFX company Painting Practice has worked on Black Mirror since the series started in 2011. We talked to co-founder and the series production designer Joel Collins about bringing Charlie Brooker’s dystopian visions to life on screen
Advertising seems to have a particularly difficult relationship with some subjects. When, for example, did you last see a good ad for sanitary products? 1981 probably (for our older readers) – the year this ad was created. (Actually, I do vaguely remember a couple of other nice campaigns from sometime in the late 80s – […]
When the Brexit referendum result was announced, the creative industries by and large greeted it with dismay. Surveys had previously revealed that the creative industry in general and the design industry in particular was very much in the Remain camp. What the result may mean for the UK’s ability to attract and retain talent, its […]