Talent-spotters: Portsmouth photography show

The University of Portsmouth (BAHons) Photography London show is at the Rag Factory until June 24. Thanks to a rather nice catalogue they sent us, we’ve had a sneak preview and have selected some favourites.

CR Annual: Digital and Interactive Picks

Our third judging panel for this year’s CR Annual looked at the digital and interactive work that was submitted. Here’s how the panel reached their decisions…


December’s best work includes Sony’s one-take projection mapping short films, a collaboration between an illustration collective and a shoe designer, and Music’s Christmas video commentary

Sony World Photography Award winners 2012

American photographer Mitch Dobrowner has scooped the top prize at this year’s Sony World Photography Awards, picking up the L’Iris d’Or for his series of impressively stormy landscape images…

Nice work for Sony, HSBC, BMW and more

Lots of lovely new advertising work to share with you this week. First up is a charming spot from McCann Worldgroup, directed by Wes Anderson. The ad is for Sony Xperia smartphones, and features an eight year-old boy explaining how he imagines the phones work. Naturally it’s much more fun than the reality…

Crash Karmin’s New Music Video

Party in Japan has come up with yet another great interactive idea for a music video, this time for the Japanese release of US pop duo Karmin’s track Crash Your Party, where audiences will be able to help make the video live on TV…

Posters you can listen to

To promote Dry The River’s debut album Shallow Bed, Foam has created 12 posters that act as listening points: hold the attached tin can up to your ear to hear a track from the record

New London Design Museum Plans Unveiled

The Design Museum in London today revealed the plans for its new space, which will open in 2014 and be sited at the former Commonwealth Institute building in Kensington, in the west of the city.

Dream In Colour: The Art of Stylorouge

To mark its 30th birthday, design studio Stylorouge is putting on an exhibition in London’s Aubin Gallery, opening this week. Founder Rob O’Connor picks out some personal highlights from the studio’s portfolio, as well as some of the Stylorouge artworks that will be exhibited at the new show…

Special edition

As HMV moves away from selling physical music releases in favour of tech gadgetry, smaller independent shops and canny labels are keeping the physical product alive and kicking

Designed to kill

The Design Museum has announced the addition of 13 more design ‘classics’ to its collection, one of which is the world’s most prolific killing machine, the Kalashnikov AK-47 automatic rifle

UK Music Video Awards 2011 Winners

Directing collective Canada picked up the Best Director Award at last night’s UK Music Video Awards, held at the Empire Leicester Square in London and hosted by Adam Buxton. Other big winners include directing duo Daniels, who picked up the video of the year award for their video for Simple Math by Manchester Orchestra.