Record sleeves of the month

Our latest pick of beautiful, unusual and intriguing album art features an all-white vinyl for Amon Tobin, a twisted pop-up package for Father John Misty and a striking cover shot by photographer Ryan Hopkinson for musician David Kennedy (Pearson Sound)…

’bout Sound & Vision

Using oscilloscopes and analogue synthesisers, the latest Simian Mobile Disco album and tour comes directly from the music itself

On the tartan farm

Ahead of Scotland’s referendum on Thursday, a vivid night-time celebration of the country’s most famous pattern style has been unveiled on a farm near Edinburgh. Created by street artists TrenchOne, Elph and Purshone a giant projection covers a house, a barn and group of log cabins in what can only be described as tartan light

Ravensbourne graphic design degree show

Ravensbourne’s graphic design degree show took place at the college’s North Greenwich campus this week, and included some interesting print, branding and data visualisation projects…

Q&A with motion graphic designer Nicola Gastaldi

Nicola Gastaldi is a motion graphic designer for visual effects and post production company Smoke & Mirrors in London. For the CR Annual launch party last week, he created an audio-visual installation, using projection mapping, especially for the event. We spoke to Gastaldi about his work and how he created the installation…

The Book Cover Design Awards

The inaugural Book Cover Design Awards were launched this month by two of the UK’s leading book designers, Jon Gray and Jamie Keenan. Aiming to celebrate book cover design from a wide range of genres, it is now open for nominations from 2013

Do your hair the Uniqlo way

Uniqlo has launched a new website that gives you 16 different hairdos to go with outfits from the brand’s new collection…

Talent Spotters: Wolverhampton

Over the course of this year’s degree show season, CR readers will be guest blogging reviews of shows up and down the UK (and beyond). Andi Rusyn of Space + Room visits the University of Wolverhampton show

Gunn Report 2012: The bear rules

The Bear, the hilarious commercial for French TV channel Canal + by agency BETC, was the most awarded TV commercial of the past year according to The Gunn Report which compiles lists of the most-awarded ads worldwide during the previous 12 months

Nice work for EDF, Playboy, AXA and more

We have a bumper crop of nice ad work to share with you this week. First up is a new spot for EDF energy from AIS London, which features a giant handmade zoetrope…

Webby Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 16th annual Webby Awards have been announced, honouring the most exciting developments in digital over the past year. There are a vast number of gongs awarded at Webby, but here’s our selection of the ones most relevant to our readership.


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