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Explore the world’s best branding

Explore the world’s best branding as we reveal all the highly commended and winning projects of this year’s Brand Impact Awards.

In issue 258, we also discover the secrets of success as an illustrator, as Sara Barnes talks to illustration professionals at ICON9.

Elsewhere, we pay a visit to one of the most consistently successful agencies at the Brand Impact Awards – and this year’s best of show – johnson banks. The agency team reveal how their exhaustively thorough creative process produces such compelling work time and time again.

And don’t miss part three of our exclusive typography series, where member of the ISTD, Tony Pritchard, takes us through the rules of spacing.

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Also in issue 258 of Computer Arts:

  • Incoming D&AD president Bruce Duckworth talks about how design has moved up the agenda
  • We explore how natural materials such as hair are being used in new and innovative ways
  • Learn how to animate illustrations in After Effects with tips from Richard Borge’s ICON9 workshop
  • Discover how Michael Boswell created a geographic-inspired identity for electronic musician Bonobo’s new Outlier project
  • Find out how State of Play created a pinball app with an artistic twist

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Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where her blogging prowess led her to become Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on art and design magazines, including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw, and got the 'Apple bug' when working on US title, Mac|Life. In 2018, she left the world of print behind and moved to Creative Bloq, where she helps take care of the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach through trying to please the Google Gods, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure its content serves its readers as best it can. Her interests lie in branding and illustration, tech and sexism, and plenty more in-between.