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NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual reissue

In 2012, a rare copy of the 1970 New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual was discovered in the basement of Pentagram's New York office – and, page by page, the whole thing was documented online at thestandardsmanual.com. Now, it is to be republished as a book – which you can pledge to buy via a Kickstarter page set up to raise funding for its production...

Jacqueline Bissett adds a stylish touch to HTC

Mobile phone brand HTC has commissioned fashion illustrator Jacqueline Bissett to create a series of 'looks' for its HTC One M8 model, positioning the phone as a fashion accessory for both women and men

Refuge runs stunt ad during Loose Women

Refuge, the UK domestic violence charity, yesterday ran a clever stunt campaign during an episode of ITV daytime chat show Loose Women...

The CR Photography Annual 2014 deadline is today!

Today is your final opportunity to enter the Creative Review Photography Annual 2014,  with the chance to showcase your best photographic work from the last year and benefit from more exposure than ever before. Entries close at midnight!

London Design Festival: LCC 160

London College of Communication has launched a trio of exhibitions as part of this year’s London Design Festival, showcasing 50 years of illustration, 100 years of graphic design and ten years of button badges.

Yes or No: the visual battleground in Scotland's referendum

In the run up to Scotland's referendum both the 'Yes' and 'No' campaigns have unleashed a groundswell of support that has seen posters, signs and graphics taking over the country in an act of political engagement not seen for some years. With voting finally taking place tomorrow, we look at the significance of the visual imagery that has represented the two campaigns...

Dalton Maag launches new site allowing users to trial fonts for free

Type foundry Dalton Maag has launched a new website designed by Method, which features a range of new features and an option to download full font files for free. We spoke to Bruno Maag and Method’s Tomi Lahdesmaki about the redesig...

Ben Jones illustrates a beautiful new edition of A Clockwork Orange, published by The Folio Society

The Folio Society has released a new version of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, which features a newly commissioned introduction by Irvine Welsh and some exquisite illustrations by Ben Jones...

On the tartan farm

Ahead of Scotland's referendum on Thursday, a vivid night-time celebration of the country's most famous pattern style has been unveiled on a farm near Edinburgh. Created by street artists TrenchOne, Elph and Purshone a giant projection covers a house, a barn and group of log cabins in what can only be described as tartan light...

Eley Kishimoto graffiti at Brixton tube station

As of this morning, the entrance to Brixton tube station in London boasts a swirling piece of pavement art, courtesy of designers Eley Kishimoto...

Intense new Jonathan Glazer ad for Canon

Acclaimed director Jonathan Glazer has shot a dynamic new TV ad for Canon. The spot is part of a campaign for the camera brand by JWT London with the tagline 'Come and See', which also encompasses a website offering information on how to achieve the techniques Glazer's film features yourself...

A23D film documents making of 3D printed letterpress font

Last week, we published an article on the making of a 3D printed letterpress font, created by A2-Type and London print shop New North Press. A film about the project has now been released online and you can watch it in full below...

hClub 100 list seeks your votes

The public vote for this year's Hospital Club hClub100 awards is now open: vote for those who you think are among the most influential and innovative people working across Britain’s creative industries in the past 12 months

Sweet new Guardian ad from BBH London

If you're not already, this new spot from the Guardian will set you up nicely for the weekend. And it's accompanied by some beautiful print work too...

Port issue 15: Q&A with Kucha Swara

Port magazine has just launched its 15th issue, which features a striking series of portraits of composer Esa-Pekka Salonen shot by Pieter Hugo, and photo features on New York cricket, sea bass fishing and SCP owner Sheridan Coakley's Hampshire home. We spoke to creative director Kuchar Swara about the issue, and some of his favourite Port features to date...

CR Photography Annual 2014 final deadline - Thu 18 Sept

We're announcing one final week to submit entries into the CR Photography Annual 2014. It's the very last chance to enter your work! You have until Thursday 18th September to enter your work, with the chance to showcase your best photographic work from the last year and benefit from more exposure than ever before.

Ad of the Week: Paddy Power Rainbow Laces Metro Edition

On Monday, the Metro newspaper dedicated its entire issue to supporting the Paddy Power/Stonewall Rainbow Laces campaign, which aims to tackle homophobia in football. As well as running a Rainbow Laces graphic across every page, the issue saw brands including Premier Inn, Google, and Smirnoff create special ads. The campaign is our Ad of the Week.

Talk on Typewriter Art at St Bride Library

On September 24, graphic designer and expert on typewriter art Barrie Tullett is giving a talk at St Bride Library on the history of art made on the humble typewriter. Joining Tullett on the night will be artist Keira Rathbone, who will 'live typing' during the event...

All 4 identity to replace 4oD

Channel 4 has announced that its 4oD service is to be replaced with a new brand, All 4, from next year. Envisaged as a single destination for all of the broadcaster's linear channels and digital content, the new identity reworks the original Channel 4 logo designed by Lambie-Nairn...

Six New Ads To Watch

Lots of great work to share with you this week, from brands including Nike, Adidas, Save The Children, Temptations Tumblers cat treats, and the Jodi Lee Foundation. In our first campaign though, Walkers crisps have put Gary Lineker in a vending machine...

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