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Harvey Nichols: The Provocateurs

The fashion and luxury industries have a reputation for seriousness, but over the last decade and a half luxury department store Harvey Nichols, with its ad agency adam&eveDDB, has shown that its customers will respond to humour too, especially if it comes with an edge. The brand’s marketing work may have received as many complaints as it has awards, but is impossible to ignore – we take an in-depth look at it here.

Bridgeman Studio Award 2015: the winners

The grand prize for the Bridgeman Studio Award 2015 goes to illustrator Nik van Es. He wins a commission for this year’s Wilderness Festival plus a Bridgeman Studio subscription

Two new covers for Faber’s Book of Strange New Things

Canongate art director Rafaela Romaya has collaborated again with illustrator Yehrin Tong on the paperback edition of Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange New Things. The result is a pair of covers that echo the original hardback design, but more explicity depict the relationship at the heart of the novel

D&AD New Blood 2015: the winners

D&AD has announced the winners of its New Blood student awards, with three black, four white and 20 yellow pencils going to projects for Nationwide, Airbnb, WeTransfer, WWF, Pantone, BBC, Vice and more.

Is Apple redefining luxury?

Apple’s World Gallery iPhone 6 campaign, which won a Grand Prix at Cannes, is part of a wider strategy to shift the brand towards luxury – a new kind of luxury, writes Tim Milne

Provocative theatre: an interview with Headlong’s Henny Finch and Jeremy Herrin

With a remit to produce “risk taking and provocative new work”, theatre company Headlong has become known for its bold use of visuals and a desire to tackle some difficult themes. In this feature from our July issue, we speak to artistic director Jeremy Herrin and executive director Henny Finch about the company’s work, from 1984 to Chimerica and The Nether

Confusion at Cannes

Too small? Too big? Too soon? It wouldn’t be Cannes if there wasn’t some controversy over what won. But this year feels different. This year’s festival and the work that won has prompted some more fundamental head-scratching about the ad industry and where it is headed

Anthony Burrill on the design of the Google Beach in Cannes

The 2015 Cannes Lions is now underway, with talks, awards and parties taking place all week across the French city. The advertising and design event is touted as a ‘festival of creativity’, though is often rather dull and corporate on the visual front. One exception to this is the Google Beach, which is designed this year by Anthony Burrill and celebrates ten years of YouTube…

Brands and parenting advice: an unhappy combo

Brands have long wanted to tell us what to do: what clothes to wear, what food to eat, what car to drive. But lately, with the urge to appear ‘worthy’ and ‘good’, they seem to want to get involved in the more emotional aspects of our lives too, even suggesting how we should parent our kids. And, frankly, it’s becoming rather annoying

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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The Annual 2018

The Creative Review Annual is one of the most
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