Product Design

How design is opening up the gaming experience

As the first mass-market games product for disabled people, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is reconsidering who gaming is for, and how they experience it. Microsoft designer Chris Kujawski tells CR why it’s the highlight of his creative career

How to make great experiential ads

The advertising industry has been enamoured with the marketing potential of immersive events, VR and AR for some time now. But how do you make a really effective experiential ad? We spoke to a number of experts to find out

Starting Over: From Designer to Consultant

Clive Grinyer’s career includes stints at brands including Samsung, Orange and Barclays but he is now going it alone as a consultant. We talk to him about why this is the “best time in design” he’s seen

A decade of Apartamento

Indie mag Apartamento has made a fine art out of going through the keyhole, tapping into our curiosity about how other people live. A new book brings together a decade of its photography – including some truly bizarre homes

We need to talk about failure

On November 20, CR and D&AD are holding a live discussion about failure and its importance for creativity. Join Lauren Currie, Tanya Livesey, Adrian Shaughnessy and Tim Malbon plus the CR team

Rams: the products

Dieter Rams’ designs for Braun, and those of the Braun design team working under his direction, are celebrated in a beautiful new series of images created by photographer James Day, art director Gem Fletcher and set designer Kei Yoshino

My favourite designs: Hamish Makgill

Brighton-based creative team Studio Makgill turns 10 this year, and is hosting an exhibition of “beautifully simple” design to mark the occasion. Here, the studio’s founder Hamish Makgill selects five of his favourite items from the show

The Gentle Monster experience

Eyewear brand Gentle Monster is known for its unconventional approach to store design. We spoke to Head of UK and Europe Gary Bott about its newly opened London store and creating physical spaces that surprise and delight

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