Offset 2014: Day three

The final day of Offset 2014 featured talks from Marian Bantjes, Richard Turley, Jeff Greenspan and I Love Dust (to name just a few), who provided some amusing, thought provoking and inspiring reflections on their craft.

Work in Progress

Ever more complex combinations of materials and processes are being employed by designers looking to create something special for a client. We talk to production specialist Simon Farrow of Progress Packaging about the latest trends and whether we are finally going to see the end of the designer tote bag

Portraying Parkinson’s

A powerful poster campaign for Parkinson’s UK uses 26 imagemakers to portray the many symptoms of this debilitating disease

The Philosophers’ Mail launches

Alain de Botton heads the editorial team behind The Philosophers’ Mail, a new website that aims to make us think about why some aspects of the news prove so captivating (and why we shouldn’t neccessarily feel too guilty about enjoying them)

David Dye: Self-starter

No stranger to starting his own agency, earlier this year ad veteran Dave Dye launched his third start-up, small London-based company Hello People

First Airbnb ad aims to attract travellers

Airbnb has launched its first integrated advertising campaign, which sees a team of artists turn 50 of its listings into intricate birdhouses, in order to empahsise the uniqueness of the accommodation on its site.

YouTube’s top trending videos of the year

YouTube Rewind compiles the most viewed, shared and talked about videos of the year. 2013’s global top ten includes three ads amongst a collection of content whose popularity may be mystifying to anyone other than teenage boys…

CR Annual: last day to enter

Today is the last day to submit entries to the Creative Review Annual 2014 – our showcase of the finest visual communications work of the year.

CR Annual deadline: December 10

The Creative Review Annual is our showcase of the finest work of the year in visual communications. There’s still time to enter: the deadline for this year’s competition is December 10

Enduring Properties

A new documentary on the life and work of the legendary John Webster reminds us of his great skill in creating loveable advertising ‘properties’. And while they may not be the coolest aspect of modern communications, great characters can still be extremely valuable to brands

A homage to Braun

More than 30 creative studios have submitted posters for a new exhibition celebrating the design of Braun systems.