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D&AD New Blood 2015: the winners

D&AD has announced the winners of its New Blood student awards, with three black, four white and 20 yellow pencils going to projects for Nationwide, Airbnb, WeTransfer, WWF, Pantone, BBC, Vice and more.

Rebranding Oxford’s oldest church

Creating an identity for an 800-year-old church that will attract a new audience, without alienating its existing one, is a challenging task. But since launching early this year, Spy Studio’s branding for Oxford’s University Church has had a positive response from both newcomers and loyal visitors. We spoke to associate priest Alan Ramsey, a former designer, and Spy director Ben Duckett about the thinking behind the church’s new look.

CR Talentspotting and Degree Show Guide

It’s degree show season, which means that, once again, everyone here at CR will be getting round as many shows as possible in our search for the most exciting new talent emerging from universities this year in our Talentspotting programme. If you are planning on going to the shows yourself, check out our handy guide here plus find out how you can show us your work

New type: Face37, Stefan Kjartansson, Leicester Print Workshop, Colophon & more

Our latest pick of new typography includes a digital version of Milton Glaser’s stencil typeface by Rick Banks, a project to document Leicester Print Workshop’s letterpress collection, new releases from Robert Holmkvist and Stefan Kjartansson and a new online type foundry selling work by students at Lausanne’s University of Art and Design.

So you want to be a freelance illustrator?

In his new book Champagne and Wax Crayons, illustrator and art director Ben Tallon offers some wise advice for students, graduates, and creatives interested in freelancing. Below are a series of extracts from the book, offering some helpful tips on charging for work, choosing an agent, building your network and finding your style.

Luxury and Sustainability

Is sustainable luxury fashion just an oxymoron, or can the power of ethical values drive design innovation, from hot new artisans to big brands?

D&AD judging week

It’s long been an ambition of D&AD to make the judging process not only more open but also more of an industry event in its own right, a place for wider discussion about creativity and how it is applied. And a bit more fun too. This week, they pulled it off

His Hands Magic: the work of engraver Michael Renton

Opening in Suffolk this Friday is a free exhibition showcasing 50 years of work by the late lettering artist, designer and engraver Michael Renton – a collection that was nearly destroyed after he died unexpectedly in 2001.

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The Wellcome Image Awards celebrate the best in medical imaging – combining art and science, to aid understanding and stimulate desire for discovery

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