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It’s the CR Quiz of the Year

It’s coming to the end of another year in the wonderful world of visual communications. Time to test your knowledge of who did what in the CR Quiz of the Year.
We’ve divided the questions up into the months of the year. If you’re stuck for an answer, you can find them all by digging around either in this website or in your back issues of the printed magazine. Best of luck. Answers to be revealed in the New Year.

Christmas post

Nuns for your tree, rapid prototype chocolate treats and QR code wrapping paper: just some of the Yuletide-themed ideas received at CR this year

Keep on wrestling with inspiration

In an extract from his new blog, which charts the experiences of a freelance illustrator, Ben Tallon considers what gets him out of bed during a recession

D&AD Awards Winners 2011

Wieden + Kennedy’s Old Spice campaign was the big winner at this year’s D&AD Awards, picking up two Black Pencils out of the six awarded. There were Black Pencils too for the Plumen lightbulb, JWT New York, Arcade Fire’s Wilderness Downtown and the iPad. And Neville Brody was given the President’s Award

Favourite logos: our expert panel

As part of the research for our Top 20 logos issue, we asked various designers and writers to nominate their favourites. We thought you’d like to see all of their choices and the reasons behind them…


This is a photograph by Paul Thompson

The Chase has created an unusual promotional campaign for photographer Paul Thompson. The twist is that his posters and postcards contain no images whatsover

More multiwindow fun

As we noted in a recent post, multiwindow experiences are very much a trend right now – perhaps one that has peaked. Here’s the latest incarnation, a new video by director Mathieu Wothke for The Limousines

Intel: The Chase

Looks like ‘multiwindow’ is going to be the dominant trend of 2011: after The Wilderness Downtown and Sour’s Mirror video comes The Chase for Intel, an action movie on a desktop

CR Photography Annual 2010

Entries are now being accepted for the Creative Review Photography Annual 2010, our showcase of the best commercial photography of the past year


Projects that caught the judges’ attention from the month of February.

Penguin by Illustrators: Romek Marber

From a new book collecting together the transcripts of talks given by esteemed Penguin illustrators, we have the full text of Romek Marber’s presentation