Barney Bubbles

Technical Ecstasy: Hipgnosis Portraits

Famed for its surrealist sleeve design, Hipgnosis also took rock portraiture into altered states. In our recent May issue, Adrian Shaughnessy reviews a recently published book exploring the enduring influence of Hipgnosis imagery.

Technical Ecstasy

Famed for its surrealist sleeve design, Hipgnosis also took rock portraiture into altered states, as a new book reveals

London Design Festival: LCC 160

London College of Communication has launched a trio of exhibitions as part of this year’s London Design Festival, showcasing 50 years of illustration, 100 years of graphic design and ten years of button badges.

Barney Bubbles: rare and influential

Admirers of the late great Barney Bubbles have two shows to enjoy this month: a selection of one-off specially-commissioned pieces by the designer are on display at Paul Smith’s Albemarle St shop in London while Graham Wood has a show of prints inspired by one of Bubbles’ posters for Oz magazine at Red Gallery

No limits to their talents

From Henri Matisse to Barney Bubbles, great creative minds refuse to be restricted by the labels that we put on people

NME’s facelift

Weekly music magazine NME has been given a makeover by art director Mark Neil. We spoke to Neil about the reasons for the re-design – and its strong resemblance to iconic style mag The Face.

CR Jan 2012: the music issue

The January issue of Creative Review is a music special with features on festivals, the future of the music video and much much more. Plus it comes with its very own soundtrack for you to listen to while reading the magazine.

Process: The Working Practices of Barney Bubbles

Currently showing at the Chelsea Space in London is an exhibition exploring the working practice of the late, great Barney Bubbles. The show gives an insight into the imaginative mind of Bubbles, featuring letters, sketches and artwork proposals, alongside finished works.

Barney Bubbles Process show

The career of the late, great Barney Bubbles is to be celebrated in an exhibition running as part of the London Design Festival in September

CR January Issue

CR’s January issue is out on 17 December. Go here to find out all about how our cover artwork was made in Brazil, read on for details of this month’s magazine

The Photography Annual 2017

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