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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter

A new show on the work of artist and designer Peggy Angus (1904-93) at Towner in Eastbourne is an exhibition of the woman as much as the work. Full of her prints, patterns, posters and tile designs, it also reveals how her home in East Sussex became a creative hub for many artists

Grayson Perry: Playing to the Gallery

Artist Grayson Perry has released a book based on his BBC4 Reith Lecture series, Playing to the Gallery, which aims to demistify contemporary art and prove that “anybody can enjoy it.” An entertaining and insightful read, it also contains a new series of 30 witty drawings…

Taking care

CR Grad Guide: Rachel Louis, arts participation manager at Vital Arts, commissioning a creative programme for Barts Health NHS Trust to enhance patient wellbeing

Just graduated: What next?

If you’re asking yourself the same question, don’t worry. Creative studio Shellsuit Zombie and its collective of writers and illustrators are here to help. Opening our Grad Guide is their very own ten point plan to the next steps in a creative career

Ideas Foundation’s Creative Media Camp

Earlier this month, creative charity the Ideas Foundation invited CR to the finale of its Creative Media Camp: an annual week-long summer scheme giving 15 to 19-year-old students an insight into advertising…

Workshops by Music

This weekend, Manchester creative agency Music is hosting an exhibition showcasing visual responses to a short story by copywriter Louie Zeegen. Responses will be created during a two-day workshop held as part of a new scheme open to students and graduates.

The search for a voice

Designer Michael Johnson of johnson banks, looks back at his recent visit to India, where he found a design scene that is beginning to reflect the country’s unique and rich visual language…

Disobedient Objects

Disobedient Objects is a new kind of exhibition for the V&A, featuring not the finely crafted commissions of the wealthy but objects that have been used by activists, campaigners and protest groups. Catherine Flood, one of the curators, talks to Mark Sinclair about bringing together 100 examples of art and design that have worked towards generating social change

Ark magazine

The history of Ark magazine, the Royal College of Art’s student publication which ran from 1950 to 1978, is explored in a new book put together by the college’s critical writing in art and design programme. Here, professor David Crowley and the book’s editorial team reveal how Ark attempted, despite its flux of content and staff, to stay abreast of rapidly changing times

Talent Spotters: Arts University Bournemouth

As part of our Talent Spotters series of degree show reviews, Justin Barrow, art director and founder of Supreme design and branding agency, selects his favourite projects from the Arts University Bournemouth BA Visual Communication degree show…

CR August issue: digital futures

Are you sick of all the nostalgic, handmade imagery that has dominated our visual landscape recently? Is it time to embrace the potential of 3D, CG and digital imagemaking and talk about tomorrow rather than yesterday?

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