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Vans x Murakami

Vans has collaborated with artist Takashi Murakami on a range of t-shirts, skate decks, surf boards and shoes for its premium Vault by Vans label. We spoke to Vans’ VP of merchandising and design, Steve Mills, about the partnership, and how collaborating with artists and fashion labels has helped transform perceptions of its classic shoes.

Adam Curtis. Journalist

He’s not an artist, and he definitely doesn’t want to talk about type. Though rightly celebrated as a leading auteur of the documentary, Adam Curtis says that he is, at heart, a hack, with some big stories to tell. Following the iPlayer release of his longest film to date, Bitter Lake, Rick Poynor meets the filmmaker at his base at the BBC

New type from Sawdust, Fontsmith, Benoît Bodhuin & more

Our latest monthly pick of great new type designs, projects and events includes a bespoke typeface for fashion blog Nasty Gal, type in motion at Liverpool’s FACT gallery, skeletal letterforms from Sawdust and a lovely animated film promoting Font Font’s Open Type Web Fonts.

CR September iPad edition

Don’t forget the September issue of CR – our grad guide – is also available for iPad, where you’ll find print mag content and monograph plus exclusive additional content in Hi Res, our showcase gallery section, and CRTV, with video profiles of creative people, animations and other moving image work from around the world….

Seeing stars

CR Grad Guide: Simon Henwood is a creative director for Kanye, Rihanna and others, working on a variety of creative projects from music videos to musician’s logos

Designing sets for Game of Thrones

In the September issue of CR, we speak to a range of people with inspiring and unusual jobs in the creative industries, from Kanye West’s creative director to an animator on Guardians of the Galaxy. Here, Gemma Jackson, former production designer on HBO series Game of Thrones, outlines her experience of working on the show and offers some advice for recent graduates…

CR September: Graduate issue

This year we’ve approached our graduate issue slightly differently. Covering the shows (and talent) on the blog, in print we decided to see just where a creative education can take you – from becoming production designer on Game of Thrones or Rihanna’s creative director, to working as head of visual creative for Save the Children

Cannes Lions 2014: The Winners

With gallons of rosé drunk, the Carlton Terrace trashed, and countless celebrities subjected to selfies with ad types, Cannes Lions 2014 is drawing to a close. It’s been a particularly glitzy festival this year, but along with the sun, sea and celebs a few awards were given out this week: here are the highlights.

Great New Music Videos

ots of lovely music videos around at the moment – here’s a selection of our favourites. First up, Romain Gavras does it again, this time teaming up with Kanye West and Jay-Z to create the promo for their new track No Church In The Wild…

Design Indaba 2012: Day 1

Cape Town’s ever-inspiring Design Indaba conference kicked off yesterday with talks by speakers including Pentagram partner Eddie Opara, Chris Milk and Aaron Koblin and also René Redzepi, the head chef of Copenhagen’s Noma restaurant…

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Integrated Designer

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