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How I Get Ideas: Designer Kate Dawkins

Kate Dawkins Studio specialises in the creation of inventive and distinctive digital content for live shows and brand events. Here she talks about finding inspiration on the streets of east London, and why it pays to have a tidy desk

How important is self promotion?

Whether it’s speaking at festivals, doing interviews, or simply sharing your work online, creative careers now come with an added requirement – the need to PR yourself. We find out how essential self promo really is

How I Get Ideas: Comic book author Ann Nocenti

Author Ann Nocenti has worked on some of the biggest titles in the comic book world. She shares how a wander through the city can be enough to create an entire storyline, and why paying attention to niggling thoughts can spark big ideas 

Why comics matter

Our design correspondent Daniel Benneworth-Gray has recently been drawn back into the world of comics. Here he muses on the difference they have made to his life, and his work

The Ideas issue: June/July 2019

Our latest issue is dedicated to ideas: how to get them, the brands and creatives that are shaking them up, and the first in a new series on the oral history of big ideas, starting with Skittles’ classic Taste the Rainbow ads