Posts Tagged: creative economy

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

Creative model: Anita Sarkeesian (@femfreq)

From time to time I’ve posted on this blog about creative models — creative people whose work I respect and whose way of working either inspires me or provides an imitable example. I’ve written about, among others, Harry Beck, Jim Ede,

Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises

Getting started in the creative industries: review of Creative Review

I bought the current (August 2016) edition of Creative Review (CR) because of its focus on getting started in the creative economy. My work as mentor frequently brings me into contact with people wanting guidance in this area. The edition comprises

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

Creative places: elegy for Fleet Street

I’m a member of the Wynkyn de Worde Society. The society is named after Wynkyn de Worde, the first printer in Fleet Street. The heyday of Fleet Street has long since passed, but today the last two remaining journalists depart

The Art of the Publisher

Roberto Calasso’s The art of the publisher, translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon, is published in Britain by Penguin (2015). Tastefully published too, in a dinky little format. It is an assemblage of various occasional pieces, written over several

The Art of the Publisher

Roberto Calasso’s The art of the publisher, translated from the Italian by Richard Dixon, is published in Britain by Penguin (2015). Tastefully published too, in a dinky little format. It is an assemblage of various occasional pieces, written over several

Banking and microbusiness: the ethical bind

Anthony Haynes writes: With my wife, Karen, I own and run a microbusiness – Frontinus Ltd: frontinus.org.uk. Since we don’t possess a widely recognised brand, we have, in order to develop business, to find ways to demonstrate that we are

Banking and microbusiness: the ethical bind

Anthony Haynes writes: With my wife, Karen, I own and run a microbusiness – Frontinus Ltd: frontinus.org.uk. Since we don’t possess a widely recognised brand, we have, in order to develop business, to find ways to demonstrate that we are

Creative Business: a review

Creative business: 10 lessons to help you build a business your way (Volante, 2010) by Tobias Nielsen, Dominic Power, and Margret Sigrun Sigurdardottir, is a tool designed to help creatives wise up on the business side of creativity. As the

Creative Business: a review

Creative business: 10 lessons to help you build a business your way (Volante, 2010) by Tobias Nielsen, Dominic Power, and Margret Sigrun Sigurdardottir, is a tool designed to help creatives wise up on the business side of creativity. As the

Is content really king? Postscript on Michael Bhaskar

In a previous post (‘Is content really king‘, 19 March 2011) I challenged the notion that ‘content is king’. I argued that ‘generally, content is no good on its own. That is, it needs always to be embodied in some

Is content really king? Postscript on Michael Bhaskar

In a previous post (‘Is content really king‘, 19 March 2011) I challenged the notion that ‘content is king’. I argued that ‘generally, content is no good on its own. That is, it needs always to be embodied in some