It’s always exciting to see a new magazine, particularly one whose mission is so closely aligned to our own cherished creativity championing mantra. Peter Biľak of the Typotheque type foundry secured an amazing €30,000 via crowd funding for Works That Work, a new title “dedicated to exploring various manifestations of human creativity.” Peter explains: “One of the fundamental assertions of Works That Work is that creativity is not the exclusive domain of artists or designers, but something that surrounds us in our daily lives, something so embedded in our everyday experience that it often escapes our attention.”
And staying true to those ideals the first issue of the bi-annual includes pieces on refugee camp gardens, army chefs and improvised furniture plus essays on design and a one act play from David Ives. It’s a great looking thing as well so kudos all round and welcome to the world Works That Work – it’s great to have you here.
- Back once again, it's Best of the Web!
- Photographers Kelia Anne MacCluskey and Luca Venter explore the limits of reality
- Gabriella Boyd’s paintings capture fleeting moments of intimacy
- Friday Mixtape: Because Music's Jane Third creates a lo-fi electronic mix
- Magic Party Place: CJ Clarke photographs Basildon, Essex over ten years
- Diane Fox distorts the “illusion of the diorama” with beguiling images of museum exhibits
- Photographer Trent Davis Bailey documents rural American community The North Fork
- Mr Bingo’s Valentine’s cards for single people
- Leipzig-based graphic designer Anja Kaiser takes us through her portfolio
- Why creative education for advertising is stuck in the dark ages
- Japanese graphic designer Ryu Mieno creates type-heavy works fizzing with energy
- Graphic artist Patrick Thomas’ found poster collages