The Storytelling issue, Oct/Nov 2017, is out now.
We invited writers to respond to our cover image
this month: read their stories inside.
PLUS: Tom Gauld, Oliver Jeffers, Giphy & S-Town
Rather than seeing ageing as a problem and old people as a burden, shouldn’t we start thinking about all the positives that an older population can contribute to our society? A two-day conference will bring together designers, artists, policy makers and employers to start a new conversation about what it means to get old
In the November issue of Creative Review, we look back at 40 years of Virgin Records, go coast to coast with Levi’s, explore the future of print publishing and tell one man’s story of love, fatherhood and how graphic design can get you arrested in modern America
This month on the CR iPad edition, we’ve got an iPad exclusive profile on Sebastian Edge, the photographer who builds his own cameras, a peek inside Gestalten’s new book Iron Curtain Graphics, some vintage London transport maps, a look at Mark Jenkins’ surreal urban sculptures, and Brooklyn street artist FAILE’s latest project, using over a thousand handmade tiles. We also take a closer look at some of the pioneers of the modern gig poster scene, and illustrator Hattie Stewart’s ongoing Megazines project…
The humble business card is a long-term staple of graphic design books and awards: a chance to show some ingenuity in making that all-important first impression. This is Real Art has come up with a nice idea in this tradition for human rights watchdog Privacy International
This year’s Photography Annual included a brand new moving image category, which was judged by the CR editorial staff. Winners in this category included Carl Warner’s animated short for Findus, Adam Hinton’s work for the War Child charity, Dean Chalkley’s documentary ‘Young Souls’, which looks at the contemporary Northern Soul scene, and Dave Young’s ‘Everyone has a story’
Craig Oldham began his Hand.Written.Letter.Project (HWLP) by inviting a selection of leading designers and image makers to simply share their thoughts in the form of a handwritten letter on their own letterhead. Now over 100 handwritten responses are being exhibited at London’s KK Outlet until 27 August…