Last September, Scotland decided to remain part of the United Kingdom, but with the SNP’s significant presence in Westminster, Scottish independence is still firmly on the political agenda. Quentin Newark follows up his previous post on what the UK flag might look like should Scotland eventually become a separate nation and, in light of what other nations have done, looks at some more design ideas
Our latest pick of new designs includes a ten logo system for a Norwegian concert hall by Oslo studio Heydays, a charming series of letterpress posters for the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft and a clever visual identity for an architectural studio by Freytag Anderson. First, though, is Alexander Boxill’s work for the 2015 Lovie Awards…
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
Type Only, the forthcoming book from Unit Editions, looks at contemporary graphic design that relies solely on typography, unsupported by illustration or photography, to get its message across. In his essay for the book, CR’s Mark Sinclair explores the roots of a design technique which has been reinvigorated by a new generation of practitioners. Here, alongside an edited version of his text, we feature some of the radical type-based projects selected for inclusion in the book
Campbell’s Soup has released a series of limited-edition, Andy Warhol-inspired soup cans, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first time the artist used one of the cans in his art.