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Gradwatch: Joseph Ball

We talk to Joseph Ball, a recent photography graduate from Falmouth University, about his degree project Dead Ghosts on TV and the grainy black-and-white aesthetic of his surrealist photographs which he shoots mainly at night.

Sight and sound: an interview with Squarepusher

After 20 years performing under his Squarepusher pseudonym, electronic musician Tom Jenkinson is still toying with strange new sounds and audio visual experiments. We spoke to the artist about visuals for his recent gig at the Barbican and new album Damogen Furies, the children’s television shows which influenced his creative output and why he is keen to avoid sticking to any particular genre.

Waste not, want not

From social supermarkets to tech that guides surplus produce to foodbanks, the movement to tackle our food waste problem is growing

Predominant.ly lets you browse iTunes’ library by colour

OpenWork – a design collective made up of Susana Carvalho, Kai Bernau, Elisabeth Malcolm and Daniel Powers – has created a new site allowing users to browse over 148,000 albums from iTunes’ music library by the colour of their artwork.

Warp: 25 years on

Warp Record’s Sheffield roots and rise to fame have been well documented – but 25 years on, how has the label evolved?

Actis launches photography exhibition for tenth anniversary

To celebrate its tenth anniversary, private equity company Actis commissioned photographer Harry Cory Wright to capture the communities, projects and businesses the company has invested in worldwide. His photos, taken using a large format plate camera, are on display in a touring exhibition and book designed by London studio Rose.

The making of Horst: Photographer of Style at the V&A

The V&A’s new show, Horst: Photographer of Style, looks back at sixty years of work by the master image-maker Horst P Horst, who made his name at French Vogue in the 1930s. But with no vintage prints of Horst’s magazine work available, the museum had to enlist the help of a specialist printer and the Condé Nast archives to get back to the original Kodachrome transparencies

Disobedient Objects

Disobedient Objects is a new kind of exhibition for the V&A, featuring not the finely crafted commissions of the wealthy but objects that have been used by activists, campaigners and protest groups. Catherine Flood, one of the curators, talks to Mark Sinclair about bringing together 100 examples of art and design that have worked towards generating social change

iPhone Photography Awards 2014 winners

From a smiling fox to icy plains, the winners of the iPhone Photography Awards 2014 have been announced across seventeen categories (and not an annoying pouty selfie in sight)…

Q&A with photographer Frank Hallam Day

We talk to Washington-based Frank Hallam Day about his work as a photographer, the beauty of ship hulls, and secretly shooting trailers at night …

GraphicDesign&: Golden Meaning

For GraphicDesign&’s latest book, Golden Meaning, 55 creatives were asked to interpret mathematical concept the golden ratio. Responses include some witty and inventive work exploring how graphics can be used to convey complex or abstract theories…

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