From the page to the stage

Theatre company Headlong’s artistic director Jeremy Herrin talks to Rachael Steven about directing the smash hit play People, Places & Things, the role of the director in a theatre production and how he works with writers to bring their ideas to life

Meet Graham: the human designed to survive our roads

Australia’s Transport Accident Commission and agency Clemenger BBDO Melbourne have created a figure ‘with bodily features that might be present in humans if they had evolved to withstand the forces involved in car crashes’

Five museums with great graphic identities

We asked regular CR columnist and Koto co-founder/creative director James Greenfield to pick out his favourite five museum and gallery graphic identities from around the world. He looks at what makes them so successful and effective as pieces of communication

Should museums be recreating the past?

Should we be able to 3D print our own copies of historical artefacts? Hi-res scanning and 3D printing are making it possible to recreate ancient objects and monuments but, as Mark Sinclair reveals, such techniques are not without their detractors

Getting Started: CR August issue

Our new issue is packed full of help and advice for anyone starting out in the creative industry, whether you are a new graduate or thinking of launching a new business

Gradwatch: Fly Chen

Welcome to the “cool and fancy” world of illustrator Fly Chen, fresh graduate from Central Saint Martins and part of CR’s Talentspotting scheme

Gradwatch: Fredrik Andersson

Fredrik Andersson from the Camberwell College of Arts speaks to CR about how humour plays a key role in his autobiographical work about family, relationships & sex

Gradwatch: Molly Soar

Molly Soar, graduate from the Edinburgh College of Art, speaks to CR about her observational drawings and why publishers like Nobrow Press inspire her.

MullenLowe Nova Awards picks top talent at Central Saint Martins

The awards highlight the work of four BA and MA art and design graduates from Central Saint Martins in London, and include work created using the DNA of Alexander McQueen, microbiology, as well as jewellery made from Oyster Cards and – phew – good old-fashioned ceramics.