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When Harry met Ai Weiwei

The Royal Academy of Arts is staging a major Ai Weiwei show in September. With the artist banned from leaving China, designer Harry Pearce decided to go and visit him at his Beijing studio to create an image that would symbolically bring the artist to London. He explains what happened next

Station to Station arrives at the Barbican

Doug Aitken’s travelling arts project, Station to Station, has arrived at London’s Barbican Centre for 30 days of live events spanning music, film, dance, design and performance art. We took a look around the exhibition, which follows an ambitious programme of “cultural happenings” in the US.

Glastonbury gets ready

What does it take to transform a Somerset farm into the world’s largest greenfield festival, so sought after that it sells out in 26 minutes? As preparations began for this year’s event, Antonia Wilson visited the Glastonbury Festival site for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour

Further thoughts on a flag for the ‘former’ United Kingdom

Last September, Scotland decided to remain part of the United Kingdom, but with the SNP’s significant presence in Westminster, Scottish independence is still firmly on the political agenda. Quentin Newark follows up his previous post on what the UK flag might look like should Scotland eventually become a separate nation and, in light of what other nations have done, looks at some more design ideas

Record sleeves of the month

Our latest pick of great album art includes an animated record sleeve for Jaga Jazzist, acid bright folk art for Nozinja, a beautiful deluxe box set for Of Monsters and Men and some psychedelic designs for Tame Impala. First up, though, is Andrew Archer’s illustrated cover art for Everything Everything’s Get to Heaven.

Apple continues stripped-back style in new ads

Back in April, top ad creative and regular CR columnist Paul Belford waxed lyrical about the new Apple iPhone 6 outdoor campaign, which features photographs shot on the phones blown up to poster size. The campaign continues this week, this time in a series of films featuring footage recorded by the devices, and the results are equally lovely…

Evian’s back with LittleBig Babies

The latest outdoor series in BETC’s long-running and extremely popular Evian campaign matches adult legs with infant torsos in paired posters

Nils Leonard at Typo Circle

Grey London chairman and chief creative officer Nils Leonard will give the next Typographic Circle lecture, which takes place on Thursday May 28 at the St Bride Library

Consider the Lobster: great posters from Vasilis Marmatakis

The Lobster received its premiere at Cannes today, but even before the film was screened social media was abuzz with admiration for the two posters that support the feature. We spoke their creator, Greek designer Vasilis Marmatakis

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