Peter Saville

FAC 51 The Haçienda resurrected in print

Architect Ben Kelly and designers Ben Cox and Bill Holding at Morph have produced two art prints from a detailed digital recreation of the legendary Haçienda club in Manchester

Welcome to 2007

We’ve steadily been adding content from back issues of CR to the website: all of the content from 2007 is now up and available to view…

So, how was D&AD this year? Any good?

After last year’s dismal results for graphic design at D&AD, the 2009 awards boasts 120 graphic design projects In Book, four silvers and one gold. So, has the organisation successfully re-engaged with the design community? We ask our panel…

D&AD winners announced

The 2009 D&AD award winners were announced tonight in London: Matthew Dent and Droga5 led the way

68, 72, 84, 2012?

Will designers remember London’s Olympics as fondly as they do those of Mexico, Munich and LA? Not without an improved tendering process and a creative director, says Mark Sinclair

Food for thought

In a unique role reversal, design studio Thoughtful is undertaking a placement within Stockport college

The Erotic House Of Peter Saville

As part of his contribution to the July issue of Wallpaper*, Peter Saville is creating an “Erotic House of Pop perversity, sexualising an entire post-modern environment and fetishising furniture, fashion and flesh alike”

Saville at D&AD

Peter Saville on what’s wrong with design education in the UK
It’s a double dose of Peter Saville on the CR blog today, as we bring you some highlights of the Q&A section of his President’s Lecture for D&AD, which took place in Logan Hall in London last week. Saville discussed a variety of topics, ranging from his recent contemporary art projects to what he thinks of Banksy. Watch clips of the talk here.

Peter Saville: commercials director

Currently airing on British TV is a rather unusual road safety spot from M&C Saatchi for Transport for London. Optical Illusions was co-directed by graphic designer Peter Saville. The ad was actually made over a year ago, at which time we spoke to Saville about his involvement

A Private View

FUEL keep a sketchbook. They put funny things like this in it
A new book reveals the scribbles and sketches contained in the most personal of a designer’s possessions: their notebook…