Marcus Rashford stars in new Google ad

We are living in divisive times, where it is all too easy for people to choose anger and rash judgements over listening and attempting to get to grips with another’s point of view. In Google’s latest ad, the tech giant attempts to point out why asking questions about things we don’t understand – whether it be cultural differences or complex...

A new show celebrates the work of graphic design pioneer E McKnight Kauffer

Hailed by his contemporaries as “the poster king”, 20th century graphic designer E McKnight Kauffer brought an avant-garde aesthetic to industries including literature, theatre, transport and more throughout his hugely successful career. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum holds one of the most extensive collections of Kauffer’s designs in the world. The New York museum’s new show, Underground Modernist, is the...

Jana Traboulsi’s Kitab al-Hawamish explores the art of ancient ‘hyperlinks’

Traboulsi – who works as an artist and educator in Lebanon – is included in a shortlist of eight V&A Jameel Prize finalists, all of whom have made work inspired by Islamic tradition. This year marks the first time the prize has included contemporary design amongst its potential winners. Kitab al-Hawamish, or Book of Margins, was created back in 2017,...

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Documenting religion

Our enduring fascination with other people’s worship has long compelled photographers to capture different practices and faiths. Here, three photographers who focus on religion share their approaches and their personal motivation for the work The post Documenting religion appeared first on Creative Review....

French brand Distance dares runners to break Paris speed limit in ads

Ad agency BETC orchestrated the clever campaign after a new speed limit for vehicles in the city was introduced, aimed at combating pollution in the city and making it safer for pedestrians. With speed cameras introduced across the city, the new law presented the perfect opportunity for boutique running store Distance to challenge its followers to get caught breaking the...

CALM launches bright and bold branding in the fight against suicide

Suicide prevention charity CALM, which stands for Campaign Against Living Miserably, has launched new branding and a campaign film, coinciding with World Suicide Prevention Day last Friday. Although the latest ONS report, released last week, shows a decline in suicide rates from the previous year, over 5,000 people lost their lives to suicide in England and Wales in 2020 –...