Creative Insight

Analysis of significant creative projects, people and trends

How I Work: Photographer Alastair Philip Wiper

There are not many photographers shooting in sausage factories and slaughterhouses, but Alastair P Wiper has made a career of it. Here’s how an eye for the beauty of industrial machinery has given him the chance to photograph hidden processes across Europe

How I Got Here: Crackstevens

Filmmaker Akinola Davies (aka Crackstevens – named for his love of Cat Stevens) has created videos for the likes of Blood Orange and Kate Tempest. Here he talks about growing up between Nigeria and Kent, and the challenges faced by people of colour in the creative industries

Promenade du Port: an experiment in luxury shopping

With a mix of world-famous and independent brands, temporary pop-ups and art exhibitions, Promenade du Port is not your average shopping mall. We talk to its founder Andrea Brugnoni about his vision for the site and changing perceptions of luxury