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Behind the scenes at Ikea HQ

Last week, we took a trip to Ikea’s HQ in Älmhult, Sweden for the brand’s Democratic Design Day: an annual event offering a behind-the-scenes look at its testing lab, design centre and forthcoming products, from collaborations with British fashion designers to toys designed by children…

Miguel Fluxà of Camper talks design, creativity and family

Opening this week at the Design Museum in London is an exhibition celebrating 40 years of Spanish shoe brand Camper, looking at everything from its manufacturing processes to its playful use of design in its marketing and stores. We spoke to CEO Miguel Fluxà about the role of creativity in the company, and why it remains a family-run business…

Luxury: Redefined

A major new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London will question what luxury means, now and in the future

Amuseum magazine

With comics, trivia and original illustrations, new magazine Amuseum provides a light-hearted look at physical objects – from bizarre historical artefacts to everyday items.

Andrew Thomas Huang on Björk, MoMA and virtual reality

Björk has had a busy spring: Vulnicura, her ninth album, was released, the Museum of Modern Art in New York opened a retrospective of her career, and she has dabbled with virtual reality for the first time, releasing a VR film to accompany the song Stonemilker. Collaborating with her across all these projects was director Andrew Thomas Huang. We talk to Huang about the inspirations behind the work, shooting in 360, and the difficulties of domes, as well as how it felt when those MoMA reviews dropped…

Your health in your hands

Wearables linked to online systems could put designers at the heart of a revolution in healthcare. Patrick Burgoyne asks where this ‘self-care’ movement is taking us

The printed body

Replacement hips, skull implants, ears and noses: the use of 3D printing in healthcare is growing rapidly. Could functioning organs be the next step?

The art of recovery

For years hospitals have used art and design to improve patient wellbeing, but commissions are now allied to specific areas of treatment and care

To see inside

The Wellcome Image Awards celebrate the best in medical imaging – combining art and science, to aid understanding and stimulate desire for discovery

Visual language and healthcare

While the packaging of medical products can be a life and death affair, Jeremy Owen suggests that designers can play a role beyond the purely functional

CR April issue: creativity in health

Creative Review’s April issue looks at creativity, design and innovation in healthcare, from extraordinary prosthetic limbs, to public health advertising, the impact of health tech and how artists, illustrators and designers are transforming hospitals

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