Getting started

Advice for anyone starting out in the creative industry

Becoming a startup founder – advice from the Crowdsourceress

Alex Daly, known as “The Crowdsourceress” for her success in crowdfunding, just launched a book with the same name. Here, she shares excerpts from the final chapter about becoming a startup founder. Alex also includes helpful tips for entrepreneurs who have just crowdfunded, or are starting a business of their own. Be sure to grab a copy of her book to learn more.

Anthony Burrill Make It Now!

Advice on art and life from Anthony Burrill

Make It Now!, the new book from artist and designer Anthony Burrill, is both a memoir and a guide for how to make it as a designer while also living your life. We talk to him about 20 years in the business, Instagram and the importance of honesty.

Ideas and how to kill them – tools to help evaluate creative ideas

In this third extract from In Your Creative Element, a new book about creativity in business, creativity expert and Chief Spark at Now Go Create, Claire Bridges shares her advice for how to balance your head and your heart when evaluating your own, or someone else’s creative ideas and when to convene a Murder Board…

Ideas and how to find them – two tools you can use

In this second extract from In Your Creative Element, a new book about creativity in business, creativity expert and Chief Spark at training consultancy Now Go Create, Claire Bridges gives her advice for how to generate ideas when you’re stuck or feeling uninspired and proposes two idea finding tools to help crack that brief

How to build a fashion brand: lessons from & Other Stories

After six years as creative director at & Other Stories – the H&M-owned global fashion brand she co-founded in 2010 – Sara Hildén-Bengtsson has left to set up a design and concept studio for retail brands. Here, she shares the key to & Other Stories’ success and offers some advice for creating a great customer experience

Why EQ can count for more than IQ

Developing your Emotional Intelligence is key to leading happy and successful creative teams, says Tanya Livesey, Leadership Coach and Global Head of Creative Talent at The Talent Business

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Getting Started

Our August 2016 issue is packed full of help and advice for anyone starting out in the creative industry, whether you are a new graduate or thinking of launching a new business

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