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Gradwatch: Miri Stevens

Posted by Antonia Wilson, 4 August 2015, 16:30

We talk to Miri Stevens, a recent photography graduate from Falmouth University, about degree show project Curious Continuous, a feast of abstract compositions crafted from curious details found in everyday objects.

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Old Spice invites Instagrammers to choose their own adventure in comic book-style campaign

Posted by Eliza Williams, 4 August 2015, 14:45

As a big fan of choose-your-own-adventure books as a kid, I'm always a sucker for the technique when used online. So I was happy to play with Old Spice's new Instagram campaign, which uses charming black-and-white illustration to invite users on a cosmic journey...

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DixonBaxi's new identity for BT Sport

Posted by Rachael Steven, 4 August 2015, 10:16

Branding agency DixonBaxi has created a new on-air identity for BT Sport, which uses typographic animations and tweets from fans to capture the excitement of watching live events.

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CR Talent Spotting now live on digital screens across the UK

Posted by Creative Review, 3 August 2015, 15:10

Creative Review has teamed up with JCDecaux to showcase graduate art and design talent across digital screens UK-wide, running in rail stations, malls and supermarkets from today...

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TV's two-hour canal trip, complete with slow typography

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 31 July 2015, 15:07

This week BBC4 screened All Aboard! The Canal Trip, a two-hour real-time journey down the Kennet and Avon canal in England. The graceful movement and lulling sounds of the waterways made for compelling 'slow TV' but perhaps the cleverest part of the project was the use of type that appeared on bridges, passing boats and even on the water...

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Penguin's new website offers free book extracts to Tube passengers

Posted by Rachael Steven, 31 July 2015, 12:05

Penguin has launched a new website offering London Underground passengers access to free book extracts and author interviews as part of a campaign to celebrate its 80th birthday.

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Jeremy Deller designs new banknote for the Brixton Pound

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 31 July 2015, 11:09

To celebrate five years of the Brixton Pound, the capital's only local currency, the organisation commissioned artist Jeremy Deller to design a new B£5 note. The result is both psychedelic and political and continues to challenge more traditional approaches to banknote design...

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Exposure: Photographer Jack Davison

Posted by Gemma Fletcher, 31 July 2015, 11:00

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

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Mondial: a beautiful new brand magazine from Rapha

Posted by Rachael Steven, 31 July 2015, 9:26

With some thought-provoking content and an aesthetic inspired by Twen and vintage cycling magazines, Rapha's new publication Mondial offers a stylish alternative to sport and gear-focused titles, and a beautiful showcase of the brand's products.

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Hudson-Powell to join Pentagram London

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 30 July 2015, 16:21

Pentagram has just announced that two new partners – brothers in fact – are set to join its London office. Luke Powell (above, on right) and Jody Hudson-Powell, whose studio Hudson-Powell was set up in 2005, will become part of the Pentagram stable in October this year...

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