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Manchester [Design] City

DM16, Manchester’s festival of design and creativity, returns from 12-23 October with talks, exhibitions, workshops, films and more

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CR September 2016: The Learning Issue

Our print issue this month takes the theme of Learning, with features on unlocking your creativity, workshops, exercises for you to try and the story of a new pub in Manchester built by the community

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Imposter Syndrome and how creatives can deal with it

Ever felt like you are about to be found out? That you really don’t deserve to be a global chief and that any day now someone’s going to rumble you? Worry not: Imposter Syndrome is a recognised psychological trait common to many creative leaders. Executive coach Tanya Livesey has some advice on how to deal with it

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Inside the Remain campaign: why it failed and what next

When service designer Richard Warmsley volunteered to help his local Remain campaign in St Albans, he thought he would be part of a well-oiled political machine. The truth was somewhat different. This is his inside account of working on the EU referendum campaign and why he is continuing the fight today

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Founders of Design Manchester tell us how to make a festival

Design Manchester, the annual festival dedicated to design and creativity, is now a cornerstone of the city’s cultural calendar. Ahead of announcing details of its fourth edition, which takes place in October this year, we talk to co-founders Fiona McGarva andJohn Owens about what it takes to launch a festival from scratch, what they’ve learned over the course of three events – and where DM is heading in 2016

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Yes, CR has a new website

Creative Review’s beautiful new fully responsive website makes a host of archive content from our leading writers available for the first time and brings our digital presence in line with our recent print redesign