Opinion

Summoning the demon? How safe are creative jobs from automation?

Despite reassuring research suggesting that creative jobs are safe from automation, AI looks likely to take over much of the more mundane work of designers and art directors. But rather than an existential threat, the optimistic view is that by freeing creative people from drudgery, AI could open the door to exciting new opportunities.

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A seat at the table by Carlota Guerrero

Exposure: Carlota Guerrero

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the work of Carlota Guerrero, in the latest instalment of a series looking into talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking the rules…

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

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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Rye Bookshop Waterstones

Waterstones: the devil in disguise?

The discovery that Waterstones has opened three shops that are designed to look like independents has caused surprise. We examine what the move says about the brand’s self-image.

Grime Time: Taboo and the devil in the detail

While the cast and cinematography of BBC1’s Taboo has been rightly praised, it’s the rendering of 19th-century London in all its filthy glory that really marks it out from other TV period dramas

Photograph by Polly Tootal

Exposure: Polly Tootal

Art Director Gem Fletcher examines the work of Polly Tootal, in the latest instalment of a series looking into talent in photography, from recent graduates to photographers breaking the rules…

CR in print

Each month we focus on one key part of society, from food or travel to entertainment, education or fashion, we ask one big question – how is creativity changing your world?

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