CR gets serious about being funny featuring
Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Lisa McGee,
Naresh Ramchandani, David Kolbusz, Roz Chast,
Emily Oberman, Asterix, Stephen Collins,
Dominic Wilcox and the DLR
For cyclists and runners Strava has become more than just a tool for recording times and training routines: it’s a storytelling platform and a means of testing yourself against the best in the business. It even has its own doping ‘scandals’. And now the data it collects could help make our cities’ roads safer. By Angus Montgomery
YouTube channel Copa90 is disrupting the world of football broadcasting by ignoring rights to matches and focusing instead on stories of the game from the point of view of fans. In doing so, it has attracted over a million subscribers, sponsorship from a range of brands, and the elusive millennial audience.
Last year, Sophie Thomas, co-founder of studio Thomas.Matthews, travelled to Kamilo Point in Hawaii to see at first-hand the extent to which plastic waste is polluting the world’s oceans. She recently presented a talk – and artwork – based on her findings and suggested that designers have an important role to play in instigating real change
December’s Creative Review is a double issue – we look at how creativity is being applied to the world of sport, plus, turn the magazine over and you can enjoy 89 pages of the very best imagemaking in the Photography Annual 2015
Following the terror attacks in the French capital, Jean Jullien’s Peace for Paris illustration was shared by thousands. While creative responses to tragic circumstances will always face criticism, the immediacy of a simple, sharable visual message can become a significant message of hope for many
Google Design’s first SPAN event in the UK took place in London yesterday, featuring a series of talks, panel discussions and workshops. Far from honing in solely on digital, much of the work discussed was grounded in the physical world – with a SPAN book produced to emphasise this important connection
Yesterday, subscribers to the Sunday edition of the New York Times received something extra with their newspaper and magazine: a Google cardboard VR viewer. Along with a smartphone and dedicated NYT app, the gift enabled readers to experience the magazine’s compelling cover story on children displaced by war – in virtual reality.
Fred Deakin’s interactive installation at Central Saint Martins’ Lethaby Gallery lets visitors control a choir of singing heads using hand gestures. We spoke to Deakin about the project and the importance of collaboration in interaction design