As Killer Mike and El-P release their fourth album as rap duo Run The Jewels, we speak to long-time collaborators Tim Saccenti and Nicholas Gazin about how the band’s ‘stick-up’ hands logo has become one of the music world’s most recognisable emblems
DJ Seth Troxler has teamed up with designer Tom Hingston and creative technologist Andrew Melchior to release music and visuals through the use of AR and physical objects. We talk to Melchior and Hingston about creating a new experience for Troxler’s fans
Premiering at the BFI London Film Festival next month is Elephant Days, a new film commissioned by The Maccabees, which documents the life of residents in Elephant & Castle in London and the making of the band’s fourth album. We spoke to singer Orlando Weeks about the film and how the area inspired the new record, its artwork and a trio of music videos…
Typographer Craig Ward has once again collaborated with biochemist and photographer Linden Gledhill on the development of Fe2O3 Glyphs, an ornamental typeface produced by subjecting ferrofluid to magnetic fields. The resulting glyphs are set to feature on a series of unique letterpress prints
They’re the cool kids of social media whose eye for the new (or the recycled) makes them vauable partners for brands. For our fashion issue, Amy Scrimshire picks out 5 Instagram ‘influencers’ to watch while Sarah Penny argues that, to get the most out of such relationships, brands need to go niche
Insurance is a hard product to sell in an interesting way. But a new ad for John Lewis, directed by Dougal Wilson, is a masterclass in how to make a boring subject entertaining. And it also shows off Wilson’s enduring skill in drawing out dazzling performances from child actors…
The Love-Bot, a brand new interactive art installation for Bestival 2015, will be the centrepiece showstopper at this year’s festival. 8 metres tall and weighing four tons, it will use “love-detectors” to sense affection and convert it into an amorous display. CR gets an exclusive look…
Animation and illustration studio Moth Collective has created some beautiful films of late, from shorts highlighting the plight of tropical forests to an animated love story for the New York Times. We caught up with the trio to ask them about their work.
Festival-goers are increasingly expectant for an experience that as visually stimulating as it is culturally enriching, beyond the live music. We talk to Latitude Festival arts curator Tania Harrision and designer Ami Jade Cadillac, about what it takes to create a temporary wonderland in the beautiful Suffolk countryside.
Mixing mid-century modern design with a healthy dose of punk rock energy, artist Tim Biskup has gone back to his roots for his latest series of works – creating a collection of bold, cartoon-like paintings. They feature in his latest exhibition, Space Madness, opening in Hong Kong this month