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Epica Awards 2014: The Winners

Posted by Eliza Williams, 21 November 2014, 16:59

The winners of this year's Epica Awards were announced last night at a ceremony held in Amsterdam. There were big wins for BBDO New York, Leo Burnett Toronto, Publicis Conseil, 72andSunny Netherlands, and Leo Burnett Beirut...

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CR December: The Photography Annual

Posted by Creative Review, 21 November 2014, 10:48

December's CR is a double issue and features our Photography Annual, 80-pages of the best in editorial, advertising, fashion, stock and personal work...

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New designs from Inkahoots, Snask, The Partners & more

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 November 2014, 17:29

Our latest pick of new graphics work includes an open-source identity for an exhibition in Brisbane, branding for global education initiative #UpForSchool and a contemporary new logo for the Swedish Handicraft Association...

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Words of the Umbrella Movement

Posted by Yan Kallen, 20 November 2014, 16:46

In a city where the majority of writing is finger scribbled on the screen of a smartphone, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has developed into an unexpected platform for handwriting and handmade typography.

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The Times to screen Unquiet Film during Homeland ad break

Posted by Rachael Steven, 20 November 2014, 14:53

The Times has bought an entire ad break on Channel 4 during Homeland this weekend to screen a short from its Unquiet Films series, documenting the kidnapping and return of foreign correspondent Anthony Loyd and photographer Jack Hill in Syria in May this year.

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Guatemala City type project

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 20 November 2014, 12:55

Richard Heap is a British graphic designer who now lives and works in Guatemala City in Central America. He recently started taking pictures of type he comes across in the capital's Zone 1 district – and in tracing the images in Illustrator back at his studio, he has begun to document the city's urban lettering...

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Unit9 presents launches live action zombie game

Posted by Rachael Steven, 19 November 2014, 16:48

Unit9 has teamed up with a student director and producer to launch a live action zombie game sponsored by G-Shock. The game was launched under Unit9 presents, a scheme helping new creatives make interactive content combining film and gameplay...

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Our pick of the best new children's picture books

Posted by Mark Sinclair, 19 November 2014, 14:33

While children's favourites Alfie, Mog and Paddingon each have Christmas books out this month, we thought we'd put together a special round-up of some of the most interesting illustrated titles we've seen in recent weeks. There's something for everyone this season: a dog on stilts, a bear who wants to read, new-look Richard Scarry and two books about snow...

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Weather forecasts were never so much fun

Posted by Creative Review, 18 November 2014, 15:52

In a rather sweet 'internet of things' experiment from Uniform, three different data-powered devices react to imminent weather conditions

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Sheffield Design Weekender

Posted by Rachael Steven, 18 November 2014, 15:46

After a successful debut in June this year, Sheffield Design Week is back with the Design Week-ender: a mini festival of events taking place in the city this weekend. The three-day line-up includes talks, screenings, a design-themed pub quiz and a new installation from The Designers Republic...

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