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D&AD Student Awards

The winners of this year’s D&AD Student Awards were announced last night. Here’s our pick…

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…

MTV Goes In-House

MTV UK and Ireland unveils a re-brand this month based around a family of characters created by Norwegian illustrator, Kim Hiorthøy, through This Is Real Art

Dear Non-Format…

With their new book, Love Song, about to be published, we asked our CRBlog readers to send in their questions for design studio Non-Format. From the benefits inherent in doing work for free; to designing together side-by-side; via questions on their music (and pizza) tastes, we probed Jon and Kjell on behalf of some of their biggest fans…

The World Remixed

Paul Belford has joined This is Real Art, as the company moves into advertising as well as design. His first project: a subscriptions mailer for a certain well-known creative magazine

Accept & Proceed

While CR readers may not be familiar with designer David Johnston’s name, his work for Red Design in Brighton has consistently featured in these pages over the last year or so. Before his two year stint at Red, art directing projects for clients such as EMI and MTV, Johnston worked in-house for Nike at their European HQ in Hilversum, Holland.