ManvsMachine’s new idents for ITV2

ManvsMachine has created a series of idents for ITV2, which offer an unusual take on everyday objects. Idents are randomly generated using an algorithm, and were created as part of a brand refresh which sees the channel shift its focus to creating content for 16-34-year-olds.

DixonBaxi’s new identity for BT Sport

Branding agency DixonBaxi has created a new on-air identity for BT Sport, which uses typographic animations and tweets from fans to capture the excitement of watching live events.

Because the internet: MTV launches GIF and meme-inspired visual identity

MTV has launched a brilliantly bonkers new on-air identity today, featuring idents inspired by internet memes, GIFs and emojis, and social media videos posted by viewers. We spoke to the channel’s VP of creative and marketing Sean Saylor about the refresh, and how MTV hopes to reclaim its reputation for discovering new artistic talent.

The CR Annual 2015 – Best in Book

Here are this year’s Best in Book – those projects deemed by our judges to be of special merit selected from our showcase of outstanding work in visual communications over the past year

Channel 4’s NewsWall presents the news, in GIFs

Channel 4 has launched a brilliant new website presenting daily headlines from around the world as GIFs, which aims to repackage online news in a format appealing to teens and young adults…

New type

This month’s pick of new type designs, projects and events includes new releases from foundries Klim and Blackletra, a lovely letterpress printed newspaper and an exhibition exploring type and manual printing methods…

Five Amazing Kate Bush Videos

Anticipation is running high for Kate Bush’s return to the stage tonight in London, following an absence of 35 years. To honour the event, here’s a round-up of five of Bush’s music videos, which we feel show off her bizarre and brilliant creativity to the max…

Bombay Bicycle Club tour visuals

Bombay Bicycle Club’s hypnotic visuals for their recent tour made for a sensory-stimulating show, and they stood-out as the new experiential players at major festivals this summer including dreamy Suffolk weekender Latitude and the hedonistic paradise of Glastonbury. We talk to filmmaker Anna Ginsburg and video designer Adam Young about what it took to create the impressive stage aesthetic and why intensifying the audience’s live show tingle is so important.

Digital Revolution at the Barbican

The Barbican’s new Digital Revolution exhibition opens today, tracing the history of digital technology, with a nostalgic trip through the early years of videogames, synth music and computing, through to a look at contemporary interactive arts, film VFX, creative coding and even wearable tech.

Best of Feed

A round-up of the best recent work from CR’s Feed section, including Hue Magazine, Ox and Finch identity by KVGD in Glasgow, a celebration of cyrillic from Bulgaria, Public Space identity from Sulliwan in Russia, Bunker’s Goodblock posters and the A Capucha identity from Estufa in Portugal


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