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The Collective Quarterly

New magazine The Collective Quarterly combines travel journalism with an artist residency programme and online shop. We spoke to founders Jesse Lenz and Seth Putnam about the concept and the latest issue, which offers a fascinating look at the sights, scenery and residents of the Absaroka mountain range in rural Montana...

PJ Harvey at Somerset House

PJ Harvey is currently recording her ninth album in a specially constructed studio in the New Wing at Somerset House in London. And, as part of a project created with Artangel, members of the public can go in and watch her...

CR February: Yum! It's the Food issue

Our February issue looks at how creativity is changing what and how we eat, with features on the story behind the Leon fast-food chain, apps for farmers in the developing world, the Disappearing Dining Club, trends in food photography and initiatives to tackle food wastage

Predominant.ly lets you browse iTunes' library by colour

OpenWork - a design collective made up of Susana Carvalho, Kai Bernau, Elisabeth Malcolm and Daniel Powers - has created a new site allowing users to browse over 148,000 albums from iTunes' music library by the colour of their artwo...

Artist INSA makes his latest animated gif... from space

UK street artist INSA is known for his animated Gif-iti wall pieces, but he has upped the scale for his latest project: it required a 14,000 square metre canvas and a pair of satellites to create the world's largest animated gif...

Adidas addresses the haters in new spot

A new ad for Adidas, created to promote the brand's "shiny new boots", takes a light-hearted swipe at all the haters out there on social media...

Ads of the Week

This week we bring you some great new spots for Lynx, Adidas, Toronto Crime Stoppers, and charities St John Ambulance and Karma Nirvana. First up though, Tiffany & Co becomes the latest brand to embrace same-sex marriage in its ads, with this new print campaign...

The Pitch Funnel

My name's Gemma and I'm a hypocrite. The thing is, I hate pitches – they cost us money, they redirect our concentration away from our clients and they force us to waste great ideas – but last year my studio took part in one. And we won it...

CR Annual: judges announced

It's time to announce the judges for this year's Creative Review Annual, our showcase of the year's outstanding creative work. If you haven't entered yet, the deadline is January 23

Taking Pictures #3: Photography from The Royal Photographic Society, Erwin Olaf, Nick Hedges and more

The third installment in our regular pick of photography includes work from Mark Lovejoy, Josh Redman, The Royal Photographic Society, Philip E James, Erwin Olaf and Nick Hedges...

Aesop designs logo for Andy Murray

Branding agency Aesop has created a logo for tennis player Andy Murray, featuring his initials and the number 77. But how does it compare to his competitors'?

CGI and Shibari: FKA Twigs' new video for Pendulum

FKA Twigs has released the video for Pendulum, which she has directed herself. The video references the Japanese bondage style shibari and also sees the singer almost swallowed by a CGI sea, in a series of mesmerising scenes...

Guy Cotten's chilling website wins the FWA Site of the Year

FWA, the website that champions the best new creative projects online, has announced its Site of the Year for 2014. The winner is Guy Cotten, the French marine clothing and safety equipment brand, which created a terrifying web experience to raise awareness of the importance of wearing a life jacket...

Jean Jullien: Life Drawing, an interview

Jean Jullien's observational take on modern life has made him one of the most sought-after image-makers around. In last December's CR, we talked to him about his recent move to New York and his work to date. Here, we publish the full transcript of the interview...

Exposure: Photographer Sarker Protick

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

Proxy: Venture capital meets branding

Proxy is a London?based venture capital company with in?house brand studio which creates visual identities, interfaces and packaging for the companies it invests in. We spoke to co?founder Aapo Bovellan about how the business works, some of its recent projects and the importance of providing design and branding support to startups...

Sport England launches This Girl Can campaign

Sport England has released a bold new campaign, titled This Girl Can, which aims to encourage women of all sizes and fitness levels to enjoy sport...

Leeds Print Festival: free tickets for CR subscribers

The 2015 Leeds Print Festival opens on January 24 with a great line-up of exhibitions, talks and a print fair. And CR subscribers can get free tickets

Are ads getting too long?

YouTube has released a list of the ten most watched ads in the UK in 2014. Aside from the mild surprise that Sainsbury's ended up beating John Lewis at the Christmas ad game, the most striking statistic the press release contained was that the top ads this year were 57% longer than in 2013...

The case for design consulting

With the likes of IBM, Barclays and Apple aggressively buying up design and creative talent on the one hand, and pressure from the democratisation of design tools and services on the other, some have predicted the imminent demise of the design consultancy as a viable business. Here, John Rousseau of Seattle-based Artefact argues that it still has a vital role to play

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