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Blog Post Archive

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...

Illustrator Mac Conner interviewed for New York show

An exhibition opens today at the Museum of the City of New York dedicated to the work of US illustrator, McCauley 'Mac' Conner, whose work helped define American advertising from the late 1940 to the early 60s. Accompanying the show is a filmed interview with Conner – who turned 100 last November – which you can watch here...

What makes a great image? CR's Photo Annual judge Gemma Fletcher shares her favourite work

The entry deadline to CR's Photography Annual is coming up this Thursday: to help inspire you to enter this year, we've asked our judges about what they think makes a great image. Here, Gemma Fletcher, senior art director at Getty Images, talks about her favourite recent images and which photographers she thinks are making outstanding work right now...

Bagging a piece of design history

Whilst I was waiting for my morning train the other day, I spotted a lady with a very special bag. I have always loved this Alan Fletcher-designed logo, since first seeing it nearly thirty years ago. It seems to me a kind of miracle that this bag was on my station platform...

Clever Instagram campaign from Forsman & Bodenfors

When Swedish homecare brand Åhléns wanted to reach a younger audience for its summer collection, agency Forsman & Bodenfors came up with a nifty game using Instagram...

New FriendsWithYou sculpture at The Standard in New York

Opening to the public today at The Standard hotel in New York is a new sculpture by artistic duo FriendsWithYou. Titled Light Cave, the work is a brightly coloured inflatable space which visitors walk through to enter the hotel...

Left and right combine for the Social Economy Alliance

Paul Belford Ltd. has created a new campaign for the Social Economy Alliance, a network of organisations working to create a more social economy in the UK. Blending images of prominent political figures, a series of posters calls for politicians to ditch traditional left-right notions of putting business against society...

LA84 celebrated in new Olympic Museum show

Marking 30 years since the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984, The Olympic Museum in Lausanne is currently staging an exhibition dedicated to the look that the late Deborah Sussman and team created for the Games, alongside a show of the 15 art posters originally commissioned for the event...

Ad of the Week: Channel 4, Stand Up To Cancer promo

Channel 4 has released a two minute-long film to promote its forthcoming night of fundraising, Stand Up To Cancer. The film, which is our Ad of the Week, pays homage to the disaster movie genre but with a twist, as this time it's cancer cells rather than humans that are being destroyed...

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