students

Next EDO talk – Chris Dixon of Vanity Fair

Later this month the Editorial Design Organisation invites Chris Dixon, design director of Vanity Fair, to present a talk about his work, which has included being part of the team that relaunched New York magazine ten years ago. Tickets for the event are still available

CR Photography Annual: new student category

For the first time this year, we will have a Student Photographer category in the CR Photography Annual. It’s open to all current and graduating students and is free to enter

Gradwatch: Corin Kennington

We speak to Corin Kennington, who studied graphic and media design at London College of Communication and specialises in typography and hand-painted lettering.

Keeping the customer satisfied

What’s life really like on the frontline of creative education today? We asked a tutor at a leading UK university to reveal the pressures and stresses of academia in 2015

OFFSET festival is heading to London

Dublin creative conference OFFSET has announced it will be holding a two-day event in London in November, with talks from children’s author and illustrator Tomi Ungerer, KesselsKramer co-founder Erik Kessels, McBess, Johnny Kelly, Morag Myerscough and more…

Gradwatch: Ailsa Johnson

This month, we’ve teamed up with Creative Translation to put work by 20 visual communications students and graduates on JC Decaux billboards across the UK. One of those graduates is Ailsa Johnson, whose portfolio includes some charming food based prints and children’s picture books…

Gradwatch: Jack Fletcher

This month, we’ve teamed up with Creative Translation to put work by 20 visual communications students and graduates on JC Decaux billboards across the UK. One of those graduates is Jack Fletcher, who creates colourful 3D screen prints, riso posters and zines…

Gradwatch: Michael Curia

We speak to Manchester School of Art graduate Michael Curia, whose portfolio includes some impressive print design, custom type and a beautiful series of photo books.

Gradwatch: Alan Knox

After touring this year’s degree shows, we’ve selected visual communications graduates from across the UK who we feel have produced outstanding creative portfolios. Here, we speak to photographer Alan Knox, who has just graduated with a first class degree in communication design from Glasgow School of Art and been selected as one of Daniel Blau Gallery’s 5 Under 30.

CR August: the Education issue

Our August issue takes Education as its theme with features on tech in the classroom, the design of schools, New York designer-cum-educator James Victore and what life is really like on the frontline of creative education today

Ads of the Week

From humour to heartbreak to hyperbole, our Ads of the Week have a bit of everything. Dig in.

Music Videos of the Month

First up is a spectacular display from the students of Shaolin Tagou, the biggest fighting school for kids in China, for Gener8ion and MIA’s track The New International Sound Pt II. Apparently these crowd scenes were not done in post.

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Kingston University

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