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Designers use Everyday Things to promote Earth Hour 2015

To promote Earth Hour 2015 - a global lights-out event to raise awareness of climate change - WWF and environmental charity Do the Green Thing have commissioned designers and artists to create a series of products using everyday objects. Inventions include a functioning paper record player and some charming robot toys made out of stencils...

Y it's the Belfast Children's Festival

Design studio Paperjam has created a flexible, fun identity for the Belfast Children's Festival which builds on its work for the organising body Young at Art

The GAYTMs are back!

Last year, Australian bank ANZ caused a stir with its makeover of a selection of cash points in Sydney in celebration of the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in the city. Following the massive success of this first campaign, the GAYTMs are back again this year, with more elaborate designs and even music...

OFFSET 2015: schedule and new speakers announced

Creative conference OFFSET takes place in Dublin this weekend, with three days of talks spanning design, advertising, photography, animation and illustration. The final schedule has just been announced, with new speakers Barber & Osgerby joining Angus Hyland, Ian Anderson, Hey Studio and Grand Budapest Hotel designer Annie Atkins on Friday.

Penguin launches Little Black Classics series

To celebrate its 80th birthday, Penguin Books has launched Little Black Classics, a series of 80 titles priced at 80p each. The mini books feature short stories, poetry and dramas drawn from Penguin's wider Classics list and their sleeves have a distinctive, black-and-white design. We talk to Penguin's art director Jim Stoddart about how he devised the series' look...

New drug driving ad from the DfT

The DFT has launched a new Think! campaign to mark a change in the law in the UK with regards to driving under the influence of drugs, which comes into force today.

CR March iPad edition: The On-screen issue

The March issue of CR, which looks at the world of creativity on-screen, is also available for iPad, where you'll find all the print mag articles and exclusive additional content in Hi Res, our showcase gallery section, and CRTV, with video profiles of creative people, animations and other moving image work from around the world....

Best of Feed: Feb 2015

Our latest round-up of projects uploaded to CR's Feed section includes some beautiful packaging, a scratch-off fruit machine gig poster and a project to restore some valued hospital equipment

Ads of the Week

We have a clutch of TV spots to share with you this week, ranging from the ridiculous (Mentos) to the inspirational (Scorsese for Apple). But we open with a project that uses digital billboards in London to address how the economic and cultural landscape of the city is changing...

Design Indaba 2015: Day three

The final day of Cape Town creative conference Design Indaba featured talks from maverick filmmaker Casey Neistat; Interlude founder, and creator of Bob Dylan's Like a Rolling Stone interactive video, Yoni Bloch; plus Dan Wieden and Emily Oberman.

Design Indaba 2015: Day Two

Day two of Cape Town creative conference Design Indaba featured talks from Nando's founder Robbie Brozin, G-Star brand director Shubhankar Ray and Roy Choi, founder of Los Angeles-based Korean food truck, Kogi.

Design Indaba 2015: Day one

Kathryn Fleming, Endless Species Day one of creative conference Design Indaba featured a look at some bizarre and thought-provoking projects by emerging designers, Burning Man co-founder Larry Harvey's reflections on collaborative art...Show More Summary

Designing for The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game, the movie which tells the story of how Alan Turing and his team cracked the Enigma Code during the Second World War, was a huge success last year. As well as being a gripping tale, the film was beautifully styled and rich in period details. Show More Summary

Exposure: Photographer Ken Hermann

Art Director Gemma Fletcher examines the work of Photographer Ken Hermann, in the fourth installment of a series looking into new talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking into the industry...

Paul Davis: pessimistic misanthrope

To coincide with a retrospective of his work in Tokyo, the artist and illustrator Paul Davis talks to writer Tim Rich

Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp at CR Club

At the latest of our CR Club events for Creative Review subscribers, Pinterest co-founder Evan Sharp talked about his plans for the platform and the role of design in Silicon Valley

Adam Curtis. Journalist

He’s not an artist, and he definitely doesn’t want to talk about type. Though rightly celebrated as a leading auteur of the documentary, Adam Curtis says that he is, at heart, a hack, with some big stories to tell. Following the iPlayer release of his longest film to date, Bitter Lake, Rick Poynor meets the filmmaker at his base at the BBC

Ads of the Week

It's a slim Ads of the Week selection this time, with just three projects to share, for Honda, Facebook, and The Sunday Times. All are goodies though...

Typocircle presents: Bastard Santa: A bittersweet talk by M Denton Esq

The next Typographic Circle talk will feature one of the great figures of British advertising, and one of its most engagingly eccentric, Mark Denton

CR March 2015: the On-Screen issue

For our March 2015 issue, we take a look at the world of creativity on-screen, including Event Cinema, an interview with journalist and filmmaker Adam Curtis, Monument Valley, the creative director of FIFA 15, how movie stars are preparing for a career after death and how Vice is shaking up the world of news reporting

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