From Nobrow books and New Yorker covers to a Netflix adaptation, artist Luke Pearson tells CR how he found his creative freedom, why he’s left comics for grown-ups behind, and how his daughter is helping him think differently about children’s books
Players explore a world of living watercolours in Nomada Studio’s Gris – a narrative video game set in a dreamy illustrated world.
What better branding for an exhibition dedicated to inflatable art than bouncy, bespoke type that looks like it’s been pumped full of air?
With their non-linear narratives, trippy hand-drawn imagery and ambient electronic soundtracks, Paloma Dawkins’ experimental art pieces offer an alternative to mainstream gaming. We talk to her as part of our week-long special on gaming
Cult comic the Beano is celebrating its 80th birthday this year. To mark the occasion, we speak to Mike Stirling who heads up Beano’s in-house studio about the ‘fun factory’ work culture at its Dundee headquarters, and how to make a heritage brand stay relevant in a digital world
Part music video, part interactive sleeve design, Lava is a new app that uses audio recognition to trigger stunning artworks in AR to accompany individual songs. The potential for its use are vast, according to its creators at W+K’s Dept of New Realities
Animator Matthew Armitage is one of the 10 artists we have picked to feature in our annual Gradwatch showcase; putting the spotlight on art and design graduates who we feel produce outstanding work
Animator and illustrator Ali Graham has transported Kanye West into the digital realm for a Super Mario-style platform game, designing a set of levels inspired by the rapper’s Kids See Ghosts album
If a comic book came to life, it might look something like indie game Sable, which immerses players in a world of sand, sky, and imaginary architecture. Here, creator Shedworks explains why gaming needs a new visual language
Skittles has once again gone rainbow-free to celebrate Pride, turning its branding black and white to raise money for LGBT+ helpline Switchboard