Go With the Flo

Frustrated by a lack of opportunities to ‘make things’, Flo Heiss has become the latest digital advertising pioneer to leave major agency life behind

Flo Heiss: Life In Ten Works

In the first of a new series, Flo Heiss talks us through the ten pieces of work that have been most important to him over his career in advertising and design. They include a mix of digital projects, typography and also some paintings…

Six New Ads To Watch

This week’s round up of great new ads includes spots for Honda, Bailey’s, Nescafé, Eurostar, and Sony. First up though is a striking set of posters created for UN Women…

For the Players: the PlayStation story

The story of the Sony PlayStation, from 1995 to the present, is told in a clever new film revolving around the changing lives (and bedroom) of one gamer and his friends

Ad of the Week: Nymphomaniac Posters

Lars von Trier knows how to attact the attention of the media. And he’s done it in style this week, with the release, via the internet, of a set of posters for his forthcoming movie Nymphomaniac, which picture a number of A list stars lost in the heat of the moment. The 14 posters are CR’s Ad of the Week.

Bridging the Gap

University-run enterprise schemes allow students to work on live commercial projects while studying. But how exactly do they operate, and are all students fairly rewarded?

Johanna Basford’s inky Wonderlands

Illustrator Johanna Basford has published a printed portfolio featuring projects from the past five years and photographs from her first solo exhibition.

Flexible identity systems: all played out?

Once, identity systems were fixed, consistent and rigidly policed. So-called ‘flexible’ identities have changed all that, as Michael Johnson documents here. But, he asks, have they too now reached the end of the line?

Talent Spotters: Norwich UA

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). Here, Bobby Burrage of Norwich design studio The Click visits the Norwich University of the Arts Graphic Design and Graphic Communication shows

Sony photography award winners

A victim of the Anders Breivik shootings, Iselin Rose Borc has been recuperating with help from her pet dog Athene. Her story, and those of other survivors of the massacre, were told by Andrea Gjestvang from Norway in a set of images which has won this year’s L’Iris d’Or photographer of the year prize at the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards. We have a round-up of more of the winning work