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Creative Review has been bringing the creative community together since 1980. It delivers the sharpest opinion, analysis and advice on life in the creative industries, with a focus on insight, leadership, process and inspiration.

The Creative Review archive includes digital versions of every issue of Creative Review magazine ever published. Explore over 400 high-resolution, searchable page-turners, that give you nearly 40 years of ideas, images, insight and analysis – fully searchable on your desktop, mobile or tablet.

The archive is updated with each new issue of Creative Review as it is published, so you can continue to be inspired and informed by the best in creativity.

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Latest Issue

The Annual issue is our showcase of the best creative work, brands and people of the year. Those projects deemed by our judges to be of special merit are recognised in our Best in Book section, which we take a look at in more depth:

Wieden + Kennedy’s Nothing Beats a Londoner is commended for its uplifting portrait of London, at a time when the capital city is tainted by its portrayal as a city plagued by knife crime

Libresse’s latest body positivity message featuring lip-syncing vulvas in the form of conch shells, fortune cookies and coin purses is an ode to the perfectly imperfect lady garden

For the first time in its history, Lacoste abandoned its iconic green crocodile, replacing it with logos of some of the world’s most endangered species, for a campaign supporting Save Our Species

Suicide is the biggest killer of young British men. To raise awareness, CALM created 84 public sculptures – each representing a life lost to suicide – with testimonials from the bereaved

Droga5’s identity and marketing for Coal Drop’s Yard, a new shopping destination in King’s Cross in London set out to redefine consumption as an engaging experience

In the darkness before daybreak, on 32 beaches across the UK, Danny Boyle, 14–18 NOW, Sand In Your Eye, and hundreds of volunteers gave a final salute to those who served in WWI

Draw to Art makes it simple and fun to engage with historic and contemporary art collections

OMSE TYPE’s playful approach to showcasing its new typeface is an innovative example of how AR can be used to promote a design using engaging graphic displays

Kano joined the slew of companies trying to sate the demand for Potter-themed products with a coding kit that helps children learn the basics of programming with a flick of a wand

Plus, see all the shortlisted work, and get insights on how to run a business from our Creative Leaders section



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  • First Issue: Spring 1980
  • Latest Issue: April/ May 2019
  • Issue Count: 455
  • Page Count: 43,700
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2515-4621

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