For this week’s question, we want to know about where you work. Just how important is location, location, location in the creative industry?
We’re devoting the whole of the November issue of CR to looking at the creative workplace and welcome your thoughts and opinions on life in the studio or agency…
With so much daily communication carried out online, does it matter where you actually work these days?
Is having a building in the creative hub of your town or city important? Or is it still vital to be situated within the “creative quarter”? If you’re based in one, where exactly is it? What makes for the ideal studio or agency location?
What about the building you’re in? Do you favour the clinical white cube, or a more chaotic, personalised space? Do you surround yourself with inspiration, or cut yourself off from distractions?
So, tell us about where you work, what the creative quarter is like is your town or city and whether you feel it’s necessary to be surrounded by other creative people, or work in splendid isolation.
UPDATE THANKS FOR ALL THE RESPONSES SO FAR. IT WOULD BE NICE TO BE ABLE TO SEE SOME OF THE FANTASTIC SPACES DESCRIBED SO WE HAVE SET UP A FLICKR GROUP. PLEASE UPLOAD A PICTURE OF YOUR WORKSPACE/STUDIO/AGENCY/VIEW OUT THE WINDOW ETC ETC HERE WE WILL FEATURE THE MOST INTERESTING IN THE NOVEMBER ISSUE
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