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Accept & Proceed creates pattern based on rider data for Rapha's Pro Team collection

Cycling brand Rapha has partnered with London design studio Accept & Proceed for its latest Pro Team capsule collection. Clothing and accessories feature a graphic pattern based on data gathered from a rider during a grand tour...

Designs of the Year 2015: the nominations

The Design Museum has announced the nominations for Designs of the Year 2015. As always, it's a diverse list, with projects ranging from a hand painted visual identity to microchips that mimic living organs...

David James looks back on 10 years at AnOther

Launching today is Everything That Matters, an online exhibition by David James, celebrating ten years of his work as creative director of AnOther magazine. We talked to James about his collaborations with photographers including Craig McDean and Nick Knight, his love of type, and why he has decided to move on from the mag after a decade...

Music Videos of the Month

Picks this month include promos for Siska, Tahiti Boy & The Palmtree Family, Childish Gambino, The Staves, Seafret, The Neighbourhood, and Skrillex, plus a trailer for a new video installation for Björk. We open though with a gorefest for Royal Blood from David Wilson, which mixes live action and animation to tell the lurid tale of a criminal rabbit and his gang...

New designs: TwoPoints, Form Us With Love, Art & Graft & a tribute to Massimo Vignelli

Our latest pick of new designs includes graphics and interiors for a beer exhibition, visual identities for an architecture practice, a North London supermarket and children's TV channel Boomerang, a new music streaming app and a poster exhibition paying tribute to Massimo Vignelli.

How to paint with Lego

We love a Lego film at CR, but few come as beautiful as this new short created by 19 year-old animator and artist Jon Rolph...

Heineken focuses attention on 'The Match'

Heineken has released a new campaign to promote its sponsorship of the UEFA Champions League, which includes a madcap film starring a fan who will go to any lengths not to miss the big game...

Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

From mass-produced memorabilia and kitsch souvenirs, to rare curiosities and bizarre artifacts, a new show at the Barbican presents the personal collections of artists including Peter Blake, Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, Martin Parr and more.

Nautical luxury: Magpie's restaurant and bar identities for Mondrian's Sea Containers hotel

The latest offering from US chain Morgans Hotel Group, Mondrian London at Sea Containers features bespoke naval and art deco-inspired interiors by Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. Design studio Magpie has created identities for the hotel’s bars and restaurants, referencing botanical drawings, Pop Art and 1920s decadence...

Ghostbusters and the 'no ghost' logo

With Ghostbusters set for a 2016 reboot, the original film's 'no ghost' symbol has been all over social media recently – but will it return for another outing, such is its standing as one of the most recognisable logos in the movies? No need to call anyone... here's all you need to know about it...

World Press Photo 2015

The winners of the World Press Photo 2015 awards have been announced, with love conquering all as the top prize goes to Danish photographer Mads Nissen. Here are some of our picks from the winning images.

Ads of the Week

With Valentine's Day looming, we have a loved-up round up of new ads for your pleasure this week. But before we get to the slushy stuff, here's a brilliant new spot for Honda out of Australia...

Design that makes a difference: DBA Effectiveness Awards

The Design Business Association has announced the winners of its annual Effectiveness Awards, recognising design - from branding to packaging and products - that has had a significant impact on a client's business. This year's Grand Prix was awarded to Alloy's BT Home Hub 5, which apparently led to the company receiving over half a million new subscribers...

Life in Design: Fraser Muggeridge

The latest addition to art publisher Frieze's Video website is a great little film on the work of graphic designer Fraser Muggeridge and his London-based studio...

CR Club: An evening with Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp

On February 23, Pinterest co-founder and chief creative officer Evan Sharp is visiting the UK to give a talk at the Hospital Club in London. We have 40 tickets to give away exclusively to Creative Review subscribers as part of our membership scheme, CR Club.

Tales of witchcraft and wonder from Nick Knight

Fashion gets decidedly spooky in the new issue of Garage magazine, via a series of photographs and films by Nick Knight, which are linked to real tales of witchcraft, paganism, and murder...

Conversation my arse

As Andrex rolls out a handy guide to using its products, encouraging more talk of "clean bottoms" in the process, the brand has become great case study in modern marketing and represents the logical outcome of two of its most dominant – and problematic – trends...

The Type Taster: How fonts influence you

Designer and Type Tasting founder Sarah Hyndman has published a new book exploring our emotional and subconscious responses to type.

The Vinyl Factory's mobile record press

As part of Christian Marclay's new exhibition at White Cube in Bermondsey, London, The Vinyl Factory has installed a fully functioning, hand-operated record press in the gallery space, which is being used to print records live in front of viewers. We talked to VF's Sean Bidder about the project...

Menswear Illustration

Fashion illustrator Richard Kilroy has published a new book on menswear illustration, showcasing over 200 images by 40 leading artists and designers.

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