The Chase

Million: a great idea?

Droga5’s Million mobile phone reward programme for schoolkids may have won a lot of awards but how effective will it prove to be in the long-term?

Me, Myself and I

From designer Nicholas Felton’s recently-published Annual Report, documenting his 2008 in minute detail. Last year he travelled 38,524 miles. Average speed: 4.39 mph
Why do graphic designers find themselves so fascinating? As Nicholas Felton issues his latest Feltron Report for 2008, Michael Johnson examines the new wave of ‘me-projects’.

Me, myself and I

Why do graphic designers find themselves so fascinating?
Michael Johnson investigates the new wave of ‘me-projects’

Terminal 5 Is Working…

BA Terminal 5 ad, taken on August 4, agency: BBH London, creative director: Mick Mahoney, creatives: Brad Woolf and Dan Bailey
After its nightmare launch of the new Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport earlier this year, British Airways has some serious image management to do. Enter its new series of ads, from BBH in London, which cut right to the chase with the tagline ‘Terminal 5 is working’.

Friday Round-Up

Weak Buttocks, a mouse, what’s really in hot dogs and a clever calendar: A little shot of inspiration for your Friday morning drawn from recent projects sent in to the CR offices.

Creatives Fly The Flag For D&AD… But Dempsey Wonders Why

In order to provide imagery for the divider pages of this year’s D&AD Annual, Fabrica (who are designing the Annual this year) invited creatives around the world to take a picture featuring a D&AD flag. The flags were sent out in a pack giving detailed instructions on the brief and how to submit images, the best of which are featured in the 2007 D&AD Annual, out on 4 September. Former D&AD President and founder of CDT Design, Mike Dempsey, however, used his opportunity to point out that perhaps this wasn’t the most environmentally sound exercise they could have come up with…


Thoughtful was born on Christmas Day last year. Its founders, Chris Jeffreys, James Graham and Stuart Price, were previously senior creatives at design studio, The Chase