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CR February 11 issue: Type Annual

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Posted by Creative Review, 25 January 2011, 11:30    Permalink    Comments (8)

Our bumper February issue features the selected work in our first ever Type Annual plus Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Nexus Interactive Arts and more

Our cover this month (which is printed on the rather marvellous Conqueror Iridescent Silica Blue) was created by Jonathan Puckey using the Scriptographer drawing tool. He also created the back cover which introduces the Type Annual.

If you would like to buy this issue, simply call +44(0)207 292 3703. Or fill out the form here. Issues cost £5.90 including P&P for the UK.

Better yet, subscribe to CR for a year here and save yourself almost 30% on the printed magazine. Online only subs are also available, for just £40.

We'll be posting more about the how the cover was created soon.

Inside the Type Annual, our Best in Book winners include Park House, a bespoke typeface by NB and Jeremy Tankard


Plus Jean Francois Porchez's Retiro for Madriz magazine


and Rubal by Atelier Télescopique for a French secondary school


Selected work is split into four categories: Display, Bespoke, Non-Latin and Text


In the issue, our Case Study feature looks at Havas City's packaging for French supermarket Monoprix


Adrian Shaughnessy, in an extract from Unit Editions' Supergraphics book, interviews supergraphics pioneer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon


And Eliza Williams reports on Nexus Interactive Arts, a new offshoot of the production company that aims to smooth the path between media artists and ad agencies


In Crit this month, Rick Poynor recommends The Book of Symbols


Director Johnny Hardstaff compares perennial designer favourite Tron with its recent sequel


Jeremy Leslie looks at the latest crop of independent magazines


Gavin Lucas has a rant about 'collectors' edition' record re-issues


And Gordon Comstock deconstructs VCCP's Morethan Freeman campaign


In Monograph this month (our free subscriber-only booklet), we take a closer look at the possibilities of Scriptographer with the work produced by students from the ECAL University of Design in Switzerland during a workshop led by our cover designer Jonathan Puckey and artist Jürg Lehni, the inventor of Scriptographer


The February issue of CR is on sale from January 27.

If you would like to buy this issue, simply call +44(0)207 292 3703. Or fill out the form here. Issues cost £5.90 including P&P for the UK.


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Love Creative Review - can't wait to get my hands on a copy!!!
2011-01-25 16:31:38

Très Intéressant!
Might have to take a peak inside...
2011-01-26 17:09:26

Hmmmm, not here yet, POSTMAN!!!
Graphic Design Manchester
2011-01-27 11:37:45

Very happy to be featured!
(The Armenian, next to the Hebrew.)

Hrant Papazian
2011-01-27 16:53:45

you're nice !
2011-01-28 02:14:00

what about for state side? us of a?
nick irwin
2011-02-08 12:51:20

@ Nick

CR is available on the newsstand in the US - where are you?
Or you can subscribe (just follow the link in the post) either to the printed magazine or (at a much cheaper rate) for instant online only access to all the content from the print issue
CR PatrickBurgoyne
2011-02-08 14:01:09

Oh wow this looks beautiful. I will be buying forthwith!
Darren Armstrong
2011-02-09 13:24:32

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