How I got here

Jim Stoddart

How I Got Here: Jim Stoddart

Jim Stoddart, art director at Penguin Press since 2001, talks about an early switch from architecture to graphic design, where he finds inspiration, and the importance of patience and empathy in design. This article is part of our series focusing on designers working in-house.

How I Got Here: Amanda Levete

Amanda Levete is known for daring, ambitious and innovative architectural projects. Last year her practice AL_A completed the £54 million exhibition hall and porcelain tiled courtyard at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London – a project that involved drilling 50 metres into the ground and remodelling a 19th-century screen. Levete studied architecture at the […]

How I Got Here: Ami Vitale

Over the last two decades, Ami Vitale has travelled to over 95 countries, writing, taking photographs and now making films, driven by belief that telling stories helps connect people rather than emphasise differences. Besides working with National Geographic Magazine, she conducts photography workshops all over the world and is publishing a book, Panda Love: the Secret Lives of Pandas. Here, she speaks to us about how she discovered photography, making an impact and more, and tells the stories of some of her images

How I Got Here: Ringan Ledwidge

Director Ringan Ledwidge on how studying typography has influenced his commercials career, imposter syndrome, and the difficulty – but importance – of juggling work and a personal life in advertising

How I Got Here: Edel Rodriguez

Often referred to by the press as ‘the pre-eminent illustrator of the Trump era’, Edel Rodriguez has given us some of the most provocative magazine covers of our times, and often sets the internet ablaze with his political imagery. Speaking at Design Indaba festival 2018 and in a follow up interview,  Rodriguez told us about his fascinating creative journey.

How I Got Here: Marina Willer

Marina Willer, Pentagram partner and one of our Creative Leaders 50 talks us through the most significant moments in her life and career to date, as part of our How I Got Here series

How I Got Here: Annie Atkins

In the run-up to this year’s BAFTAs, CR is running a series of features on the craft of filmmaking. Annie Atkins talks us through what it’s like to work as a graphic designer for film, how she found her niche in the industry and the highlights of her career in film

Gorillaz

How I Got Here: Jamie Hewlett

Jamie Hewlett talks through the highs and lows of his artistic career, taking in Tank Girl, Monkey: Journey to the West, and whether there will one day be a Gorillaz TV series.

The Humour issue

CR gets serious about being funny featuring
Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Lisa McGee,
Naresh Ramchandani, David Kolbusz, Roz Chast,
Emily Oberman, Asterix, Stephen Collins,
Dominic Wilcox and the DLR

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