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Favourite logos: our expert panel pt2

As part of the research for our Top 20 logos issue, we asked various designers and writers to nominate their favourites. We thought you’d like to see all of their choices and the reasons behind them. Here is the final batch of choices

Ride, Rise Roar, David Byrne

David Byrne In The Round

Musician, artist, film director, writer and patron of great graphic design, David Byrne is the creative king of crossover


September’s best work includes Canada’s bizarre video for El Guincho’s Bombay, SNCF’s personalised train station welcomes, Sony Ericsson’s product testing institute and Paula Scher’s typographic work for Queens Metropolitan Campus.

The new faces of Pentagram: Eddie Opara

Its unique business model requires a constant stream of new blood, so the fact that two partners are joining Pentagram — one in New York and one in London — is not in itself remarkable. But Naresh Ramchandani and Eddie Opara represent more than just the next illustrious names to sign up with probably the world’s most highly regarded design group…

Scher’s school project

A pair of huge typographic murals by Pentagram’s Paula Scher form the centrepiece of two new schools in Queens, New York

AGI website by Spin

Spin has unveiled a new look for the Alliance Graphique Internationale’s website, at the same time improving access to the organisation’s vast archive of graphic design

CR May: The Annual

Our May issue features an extra 96 pages of great work in The Annual plus features on Ruth Ansel, folk-influenced illustration and much more. Plus a cover image that was grown in the lab…

Work Life: Studio Culture

The November issue of Creative Review is inspired by Unit’s debut publication, Studio Culture. Here Adrian Shaughnessy and Tony Brook discuss the book

Luke Hayman

“Creative Review is the reason why I became a designer”. Patrick Burgoyne meets Pentagram New York’s most recent partner

Guardian Gives Shape To Obama’s Words

The cover for The Guardian’s G2 section tomorrow (20/1/08), illustrated by David Carson
Expect Obama-mania in the media over the next couple of days as Inauguration Day approaches – ‘the nearest America will come to a coronation,’ as one wag has put it. In one of the more CR-relevant tie-ins, tomorrow’s