Letman

Man of letters

Letman aka Job Wouters is a master of the hand-crafted decorative letter, and his first book is a celebration of the beauty of putting pen and ink to paper

Covering Revolutionary Writing

For book publishers, repackaging readers’ ‘favourite’ novels is a way of bringing back attention (and sales) to popular works. Faber’s new Revolutionary Writing series, however, feature covers that adhere to the spirit of independence within

Schrank8: the gallery in a cabinet

Dutch designer Hansje van Halem has a display cabinet in her living room. Nothing unusual in that, you might think, except that this cabinet doubles as a gallery space which is open daily to the public

The Wouters work their Rainbowgun

Job and Roel Wouters’ film 1234567 is part of the If You Could Collaborate show in London, but you can also watch their Rainbowgun in action on CR Blog

If You Could Collaborate

For their fourth annual exhibition, the If You Could team will be showing the fruits of some intriguing creative collaborations in January

Letman: tickling the eye

Job Wouters, aka Letman, puts a modern spin on the archaic practice of handlettering. CR asks him about his work…

Brit Insurance Designs of the Year Show

Shepard Fairey’s Obama poster and The Guardian’s infographics both appear in the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year show which opens today at London’s Design Museum
When the Design Museum’s Designs of the Year Show debuted last year it had a mixed reaction. ‘Good first attempt, but plenty to think about for next time’ seemed to be the consensus. This year’s exhibition opens today – CR went along to the private view…

CR Feb Issue

CR’s February cover, illustrated by Letman
The February issue of Creative Review is out on Wednesday 21 January, with features on Luke Hayman, Letman, Indian advertising, The Guardian’s new home, The Elms Lesters Painting Rooms and more…

Brit Insurance Design Awards Nominees

Barack Obama poster by Shepard Fairey, nominated for the Brit Insurance Design Awards 2009 in the Graphic Design category by CR’s Patrick Burgoyne
The nominations for the awkwardly titled Brit Insurance Design Awards 2009 have been announced, ahead of an exhibition that will be held at the Design Museum in London from February next year. As with last year’s awards, the inclusion of most aspects of design (including architecture, fashion, furniture, graphic design, interactive, product and transport) makes for an eclectic, but interesting, list.

What's the story?

The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town

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