CR redesigned

The June issue of Creative Review launches a comprehensive redesign of the printed magazine, complete with new sections, typography and grid designed by CR’s Art Director Paul Pensom and editorial expert Stephen Petch. Here, we explain the redesign and how it complements our new direction

Paul Smith on his collection of old cycling jerseys

The fashion designer’s new book charts the history of his infatuation with the sport of cycling and includes a lovely photo series documenting his collection of old jerseys – simple, stylish designs that continue to inspire him.

The Co-op returns to its clover-leaf logo from 1968

At its AGM today the Co-op unveiled a new logo – and it’s one that will already be familiar to millions across the UK. Forgoing designing a completely new identity, studio North have reunited the company with its classic logotype of the 1960s.

Bodoni through the ages

From a New Order album cover to cigar packaging by Paul Rand, a new exhibition from paper company Fedrigoni showcases some outstanding uses of Italian typeface Bodoni. Designs are also featured in an accompanying catalogue by SEA…

In search of the new simplicity

Are we witnessing a new wave of minimalism in graphic design? In his book, Min, art director Stuart Tolley sets out to map the apparent desire for simplification and paring back – and explore why this is happening

Faber Nature Poets

Faber has revisited a selection of its poetry titles to bring the work of six writers together under its ‘Nature Poets’ banner – each with a new cover by one of the country’s leading printmakers

Seymour Chwast – Predictably Unpredictable

US designer and illustrator Seymour Chwast brought wit, skill and vision to a series of commissions for Herman Miller, as the company’s recent post on the work reveals. Steven Heller begins the story in the late 1960s – with an optimistic, picturebook-style poster