Alex Trochut

Binary Prints by Alex Trochut

An inventive printing technique enabled ‘day’ and ‘night’ portraits of musicians to appear on a single poster

CR May: the Annual 2014

CR’s May issue is our biggest of the year, sharing its 200-plus pages with the Annual 2014. The main issue includes features on The National Film Board of Canada’s interactive arm; an extract from Unit Editions’ Manuals 1; plus interviews with Saatchi & Saatchi worldwide creative director, Pablo Del Campo, and Annie Atkins, the graphic designer on Wes Anderson’s film The Grand Budapest Hotel

BCNMCR

This month sees the second BCNMCR event bringing together designers from Manchester and Barcelona. We spoke to BCNMCR founder Dave Sedgwick about the idea

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Martin Parr in Paris, the British Library Spring Festival, graphics event BCNMR in Manchester, Designs of the Year in London, Facing Pages magazine festival in the Netherlands, and Future Everything festival in Manchester …

A new Hype For Type

Hype For Type founder Alex Haigh has launched a new version of the site and a set of exclusive fonts from designers including Vault49, Sawdust and Alex Trochut.

EnsamaidART’s delicious designs

To raise funds for a local charity, Majorca-based designers Astrid Stavro and Pablo Martín invited designers from around the world to create stickers to adorn a special edition series of boxes containing the island’s national cake, the ensaïmada

How our February cover was made

We’ve had a few people asking whether our February cover was done ‘for real’ or the result of Photoshop trickery. Illustrator Miles Donovan explains how he put it all together

CR Quiz of the Year: the answers

Just before Christmas we set readers a fiendish quiz based on the year in the wonderful world of visual communications. How did you do?

Nokia’s new Pure type

To celebrate the launch of a brand new bespoke typeface created by Dalton Maag for Nokia, branding and communications agency DesignStudio has commissioned a raft of new posters by the likes of Build, Cartlidge Levene, Hello Von, North and Alex Trochut…

CR April: the logos issue

It’s here: our April issue features our Top 20 logos of all time. We’re not going to tell you who came where, but Alex Trochut’s cover might give you a clue about our number one

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