Heath Robinson’s advertising celebrated in an exhibition at McCann London

From Honda to Google to OK Go, it would seem that everybody loves a quirky chain reaction machine. The influence for these contraptions is usually attributed to US cartoonist and inventor Rube Goldberg but another inspiration is British illustrator W Heath Robinson, whose work is currently on show at McCann London.

The Kioskafé: a new magazine shop and coffee bar from Monocle

The founders of Monocle have launched a new retail space, Kioskafé, outside London’s Paddington station. Part coffee bar, part newsagent, it aims to kickstart the print retail industry and promote great independent mags as well as more established titles.

Interior Designs

Good Housekeeping may not be up there with Nova and Twen in the Pantheon of 1960s magazine design, but, as a recent eBay purchase revealed, it had its moment, says CR art director Paul Pensom

An Anthology of Decorated Papers

A new book from Thames & Hudson showcases over 250 decorated papers from the 16th to the 20th century, sourced from the British Library’s Olga Hirsch collection.

CR October: the Home issue

The October print issue of Creative Review examines the ideas and organisations that are having an impact on the way we live and the homes we live in