Product Design

The Met and the maelstrom

Many major rebrands today are greeted with a storm of online snark but the row that ensued after New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art revealed its new look hit a new high (or low, perhaps). Here, we trace the key moments in the debate, from initial horror through attempted justification and on to calm

The Jawbone UP2 Rope range

Track, measure, motivate

Yves Béhar is chief creative officer at fitness tracker company Jawbone and founder of US design and branding firm Fuseproject. Here, he shares his thoughts on the future of fitness trackers, their potential to improve healthcare and how to design a device that people will want to wear every day

Designing the world of The Night Manager

From paperwork used by arms dealers to an iris-scanning banking app, designers Julian Nix and Sarah Bradley had their work cut out in helping to realise the world of The Night Manager, the BBC’s recent six-part adaptation of John le Carré’s novel. In a video interview, they talk about the various props they made for this fantastic series.

CR April 16: The Health Issue

Our April issue examines the role of creativity in healthcare, from the latest tech to the design of hospitals, the role of illustration in Gray’s Anatomy and a controversial new brand that’s shaking up the feminine hygiene sector

Harry Lange – the man who drew the future

When 2001: A Space Odyssey came out in 1968, cinema audiences hadn’t seen anything like it. As a new book reveals, it was the work of a NASA illustrator which kept Stanley Kubrick’s film rooted in science-fact, making it both more believable and more beautiful along the way