Technology

An oral history of Comic Sans

Comic Sans occupies a dubious position in the design community, but there’s no denying its place in visual culture. CR sat down with creator Vincent Connare to discuss the rebellion that drove Microsoft in the 90s, and his thoughts on making the world’s most disputed typeface

Trends of 2019: Branding and logos

This year saw the release of some major rebrands and new logos, plus real innovation in sectors – from death to the law – that have previously proved resistant to modern branding techniques. We examine the highs and lows of 2019 here

How I Work: Lego’s Roberto Marchesi

As Senior Creative Manager at Lego, Roberto Marchesi has created digital experiences for everything from iPads to AR, but he insists the secret to the world-famous toy company’s success will always be the humble brick

Social media and branding: what needs to change?

Facebook recently introduced a new logo. But is a rebrand enough to change people’s perceptions of the company? As social media enters an inflection point in its history, Koto’s James Greenfield examines the deeper changes these brands need to make

Why creatives are jumping on TikTok

We speak to an illustrator, a filmmaker and a lettering artist who are making waves on TikTok about what it offers creatively that its competitors don’t already, and their advice for other creatives thinking about getting on the app

A conversation about sex and taboos

Hanx co-founder Farah Kabir and Ferly’s Anna Hushlak reflect on society’s discomfort with discussing sex and pleasure, why we need to create new spaces for discussion, and the risks brands face when taking on taboos While high-profile ad campaigns from feminine hygiene brand Libresse or razor brand Billie have signalled progress on tackling body taboos, […]

The art of Max Cooper

We talk to the producer about his AV show and visual album Yearning for the Infinite, and delve into how his background shaped his creative endeavours and why nature is fertile ground for creative experimentation

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