TM: The Untold Stories Behind 29 Classic Logos

New book TM is the result of eighteen months of research to expand our 2011 ‘logos’ issue into a collection of in-depth case studies on 29 of the world’s best examples – from British Steel, Centre Pompidou and ERCO, to the Musée d’Orsay, Pirelli and UPS

Record sleeves of the month

This month’s pick of beautiful, unusual and intriguing album art includes a glassine box set for Tom the Lion, typographic experiments with concrete and treacle, and an ominous looking picture disc for rap duo JJ Doom.

CR August issue: why don’t you…?

Want to learn a new skill? Hone your craft? Or just switch off that Mac and do something a little less boring instead for a while? Then our August issue is for you with details on workshops, short courses and a host of ideas to reinvigorate the creative mind

GOV.UK wins at Designs of the Year

Last night it was announced that GOV.UK, the UK government’s single online domain designed by the Government Digital Service, has won the Design of the Year 2013

The V&A’s changing face of Bowie print

Bowie stories, it seems, are like London buses today: two seem to have come at once. Here’s a look at a specially commissioned typographic Bowie print to which over 100 designers contributed…

Open government

Released this month, GOV.UK is the first major project from the Government Digital Service and an indication of how it hopes to change the way we interact with the state, through great design

Nice publications – bumper edition!

A new magazine from The President in South Africa, a beautifully drawn French language comic from Nobrow, a new art-focused newspaper called Symbol – and much more! All in our latest roundup of nice publications…

The Art & Sole Cortez iD project

To mark the release of a new “mini-edition” of publisher Laurence King’s 2008 sneaker-focused title Art & Sole: Contemporary Sneaker Design, the book’s author has teamed up with Nike and four visual artists to create The Art & Sole Cortez iD project…

Burgers on walls

Burger-loving Londoners with a penchant for graphic art are in for a treat. The Burgermat Show at Beach London’s gallery and shop will showcase 24 burger-themed artworks, each created by a different image maker…

Havana Club: Inspired Ingenuity project

Rum brand Havana Club is challenging people to take everyday objects and turn them into something new, such as a pair of speakers made from Nike trainers, tin can headphones and an ad hoc picnic table