Neville Brody

Kate Moross: Make Your Own Luck

Art director and illustrator Kate Moross has published a book offering advice for aspiring creatives and a look at her impressive career so far…

Portraying Parkinson’s

A powerful poster campaign for Parkinson’s UK uses 26 imagemakers to portray the many symptoms of this debilitating disease

The D&AD Annual 2013

D&AD has published its 51st annual, designed by 24-year-old Bath Spa graduate Fleur Isbell.

Royal College of Art: Visual Communication degree show

In addressing some of last year’s concerns over the display space given to the RCA’s Visual Communication graduates, this year’s show makes great use of the college’s Stevens Building and presents some particularly strong work in the process

Type Only

Type Only, the forthcoming book from Unit Editions, looks at contemporary graphic design that relies solely on typography, unsupported by illustration or photography, to get its message across. In his essay for the book, CR’s Mark Sinclair explores the roots of a design technique which has been reinvigorated by a new generation of practitioners. Here, alongside an edited version of his text, we feature some of the radical type-based projects selected for inclusion in the book

Talent Spotters: Liverpool John Moores Graphic Arts

This year Liverpool’s Graphic Arts graduates shunned the traditional gallery space in favour of a bar – London’s Social, just off Oxford Street. Here wall space was unavailable, so work was projected in a slideshow onto a screen. The course is multidisciplinary, and output falls broadly into the categories of graphic design and illustration. Here are some of the highlights:

Past present

So-called ‘austerity’ graphic design was a trend in this year’s CR Annual. Nostalgia has long played a part in graphic design, but is it becoming more prevalent? asks

Cheltenham Design Festival 2013

Following its successful inaugural run last year, the Cheltenham Design Festival is back this April, with another ambitious line-up of design luminaries and thoughtful discussions

McBess illustrates new Deezer spot

Illustrator McBess has worked with director CRCR to create a new TV ad for music-on-demand company (it’s a bit like Spotify) Deezer…

The ever-changing face of Bowie

David Bowie is a man of many faces, a fact borne out by the selection of 45 7-inch single sleeves soon to be exhibited at The Vinyl Factory in London’s Chelsea…

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