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Apps, wearables, websites: the world of digital creativity

What’s next for ASMR

The use of ASMR (sound effects that create a deeply immersive experience) by brands and marketers rocketed last year. But is it just a fad or can the trend develop into something more meaningful? Here, Anne-Laure Pingreoun of Alter-Projects argues it can

Predictions for a new decade: Naresh Ramchandani

In the final of our articles predicting what the next decade holds for the creative industries, Do The Green Thing co-founder and Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani envisions an unexpected turnaround from Trump, the rise of ‘Boomerbook’, and more

Predictions for the new decade: Perry Nightingale

To mark the start of the 2020s, we’ve asked a selection of our regular columnists to offer up some predictions of what lies ahead for the creative industries. Here, creative technologist Perry Nightingale outlines some wildcard moments in tech that may happen this decade

Predictions for a new decade: Anna Higgs

To mark the start of the 2020s, we’ve asked a selection of our regular columnists to offer up predictions of what lies ahead for the creative industries. Here, Facebook Head of Entertainment Anna Higgs looks to cinema history to help foretell the future

Skillshare launches new identity

US-based online learning platform Skillshare has unveiled a new identity, which aims to increase legibility as well as celebrate the “winding, wandering path that creativity takes us on”

The changing state of play

During the 20th century, the concept of play blossomed as its creative and educational benefits were revealed. We talk to Shamita Sharmacharja, co-curator of Play Well, an exhibition at the Wellcome Collection in London, about its evolution

Predictions for a new decade: Patrick Burgoyne

To mark the start of the 2020s, we’ve asked a selection of our regular columnists to offer up predictions of what lies ahead. Here, D&AD CEO Patrick Burgoyne foresees an end to design blandness, and makes a plea for the industry to get serious about climate change

How to nurture new talent

The creative industries can feel bewildering for newcomers, who rely on the wisdom of more experienced practitioners to find their way. Here we explore how to support creatives who are just starting out, from giving constructive criticism to helping people refine their ideas

Predictions for a new decade: Ben Kay

To mark the start of the 2020s, we’ve asked a selection of our regular writers and columnists to offer up some predictions of what lies ahead for the creative industries. Here, our advertising correspondent Ben Kay hopes for a creative renaissance in marketing

The best games of 2019

Both indie studios and big game developers did well this year, which saw Apple Arcade launch as well as Google’s much-anticipated Stadia streaming service. Here’s ten of CR’s favourites

Trends of 2019: Social Media and Creativity

This year saw increased analysis and reflection over the impact that social media has had on creativity, from the dangerous lure of the likes to the way that social channels could be designed for the better. Here are the key points to catch up on