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Abram Games features on new Royal Mail stamps

Graphic designer Abram Games is one of 10 Britons celebrated in Remarkable Lives, a new set of Royal Mail stamps designed by Purpose

Offset 2014: Day three

The final day of Offset 2014 featured talks from Marian Bantjes, Richard Turley, Jeff Greenspan and I Love Dust (to name just a few), who provided some amusing, thought provoking and inspiring reflections on their craft.

Channel 4 serves up dynamic Grand National trail

This striking new film from Channel 4 to promote the Crabbie's Grand National Festival is part-Barry Lyndon, part-Sex Pistols, and aims to position steeplechasing as the original extreme sport...

Offset 2014: Day two

Day two of Dublin creative conference Offset featured another packed schedule, with talks from Sarah Illenberger, Tom Hingston, Neville Brody and Richard Mosse, plus an exclusive video interview with Milton Glaser.

Offset:Day one

Creative conference Offset kicked off in Dublin this morning, with talks and debates on book cover design, animation, illustration, graphics and advertising. Here are a few of the highlights...

Powerful film campaign for the Scottish Police Federation

Brain Candy Films has created a trilogy of films for the Scottish Police Federation that aim to highlight the difficult decisions the police have to make, often in highly dangerous situations. Brilliantly acted, the films are dramatic and chilling....

Ken and Wanda Garland's Pudkin Books launches online

Alongside a relaunch of Ken Garland's website, designer Joseph Marshall and writer Sarah Snaith have also created an online shop for Pudkin Books, the small press run by Garland and his wife, Wanda...

Street artists create murals for charity Depaul UK

A group of street artists have created murals in East London telling the stories of various young homeless people as part of a campaign for charity Depaul UK, created by Publicis in London.

Superman With a GoPro

In the April issue of CR we discuss the rapid rise of the GoPro camera and its many creative uses, but we didn't realise that superheroes were among its fans... until now

CR April: the photography issue

Our April issue is a photography special. In it we talk to photographer Nadav Kander abourt his new TV ad for Age UK; discuss the enduring appeal of Henri Cartier-Bresson's work with the curator behind a new retrospective; and also talk to four photographer's agents about how they help their artists to make great work...

What's On

CR's pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Flatpack Film Festival in Birmingham, Offset creative conference in Dublin, Wall To Wall street art show in London, Richard Turley talk in Berlin, Photographer Ansel Adams in LA, and Gilbert and George in Exeter...

New illustrators: Paul Imrie, Jordan Carter, Alex Tait and Joe Waldron

London illustration agency Jelly has launched a new talent scheme to recruit and support up and coming artists. We spoke to the programme's first signings about their work and creative influences...

Centrefold: the Nokia Lumia issue

The latest issue of large format arts and fashion magazine Centrefold features some striking photography shot using Nokia Lumia smartphones.

DDB Chicago gives Skittles a pet cloud

Skittles continues its reputation for having the quirkiest advertising in town with this latest trio of spots, which introduce Freddie, a pet cloud...

Mind-boggling film from ATYP Studio

Design studio ATYP has created this striking studio project – a short film that messes with your sense of perception...

Return of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Game

Beginning life as a BBC radio comedy series, Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy went on to exist in many different forms, including a text-based adventure game in 1984. Thirty years after it was released the game has been recreated online by BBC Radio 4 Extra...

Record sleeves of the month

This month's round-up of beautiful, unusual and intriguing album art includes some hypnotic work for Sbtrkt, vintage packaging for Kaiser Chiefs and a colourful design for Liars album, Mess on a Mission.

Sony World Photography Awards winners

The winners of the of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced today, for the Open, Youth and National prizes. The World Photography Organisation selected the winning images from over 70,000 entries from across the world, from photographers who are enthusiasts and amateurs, rather than professionals.

Wes Anderson: Centered

As the last few weeks have shown, with a new Wes Anderson film comes an opportunity to admire his aesthetic and design sensibility. Now a new compilation on Vimeo brings out the director's love of 'centred' compositions and symmetry in his shots...

Merseyside Neon: Jake Tilson's signage for the Everyman

Liverpool’s Everyman theatre reopened earlier this month following a £28 million rebuild by architects Haworth Tompkins. The new signage was designed by artist and graphic designer Jake Tilson, who also created two typefaces for the venue.

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