David Crowley

Ark magazine

The history of Ark magazine, the Royal College of Art’s student publication which ran from 1950 to 1978, is explored in a new book put together by the college’s critical writing in art and design programme. Here, professor David Crowley and the book’s editorial team reveal how Ark attempted, despite its flux of content and staff, to stay abreast of rapidly changing times

CR August issue: digital futures

Are you sick of all the nostalgic, handmade imagery that has dominated our visual landscape recently? Is it time to embrace the potential of 3D, CG and digital imagemaking and talk about tomorrow rather than yesterday?

The September iPad edition

The September edition of our iPad app is now available to download, with an exclusive preview of the new Bureau of Common Goods film, The Cigar Shop. There’s also some dreamy photography from Joss McKinley, a peek inside the world of master hand-letterer Job Wouters, and a beautiful photographic series featuring members of the Paralympian Team GB…

The quiet American

Herb Lubalin was not the most talkative of men, but when it came to words on a page, few were his equal

CR September 2012 Graduates issue

Students, graduates, young creatives: you need to read the new issue of Creative Review. It’s packed full of invaluable advice on getting started in your career from those who have been there and done it

When work became play

The Barbican’s new Bauhaus show reveals a more playful side to the serious minded German design school

CR June 2012 issue

The June issue of CR comes with a health warning. It contains content that readers of a nervous disposition and a love of classical typography may find disturbing. Things are going to get ugly

When looking became seeing

When John Berger’s BBC television series Ways of Seeing was transformed into a paperback book in 1972, its design owed much to its origins on screen. Forty years on from its first publication, it remains both an influential text and a pioneering example of the visual essay

England’s Burning

Can the story of the riots that took place in England last summer be told without words? In the latest research paper for Unit Editions, designer Stephen McCarthy covers the events of last August, using pictograms

Polish Cold War Neon

Photographer Ilona Karwinska’s new book Polish Cold War Neon documents what remains of a once extravagant plan to ‘neonize’ the entire country during the 1960s, 70s and 80s…

It’s a fiction, an addiction

Visiting the Victoria and Albert Museum’s autumn blockbuster exhibition, Post­modernism: Style and Subversion, 1970–1990, I had a minor epiphany in front of a chest of drawers. In 1978 Alessandro Mendini arranged to have an Art Deco cabinet decorated with a copy of an abstract painting by Wassily Kandinsky from the 1920s and an angular mirror […]

CR November issue: The Photography Annual

Creative Review’s November issue is our biggest for five years: 196 pages including 9 on Saul Bass, 6 on Brighton’s new football stadium, 6 on China’s young creatives and 85 pages of great images in our Photography Annual 2011

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Graphic Designer

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
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Integrated Designer

Centaur Media