Architecture

From warehouse to culture temple: BETC Paris’ spectacular new offices

The Parisian creative industries are on the march, to the eastern edge of the city. The latest arrival is BETC Paris, arguably the city’s foremost ad agency, which has a spectacular new office space in Pantin. Within, it hopes to change the face of the advertising industry, in France and beyond

Design Museum names this year’s top designs

The Design Museum has announced the shortlist for this year’s Designs of the Year Award. Nominated projects include a flatpack refugee shelter, the cover of David Bowie’s Blackstar album and a ‘drinkable’ book…

The Pilcrow: pints and placemaking

Can you build a community by building a pub? Via weekly workshops on everything from furniture to food, a group of designers and volunteers in Manchester are helping to create a pub that will form part of a major new development in the city

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

Startup life: how an idea becomes a business

In a revealing and encouraging panel discussion at this year’s SohoCreate festival, four creative business-owners discussed the highs and lows of startup life and offered some words of wisdom and warning for aspiring entrepreneurs

We asked Pip

We invited CR readers to submit questions on anything from getting that first placement to funding your own business to Pip Jamieson, founder of creative network The Dots. We also added some of our own. Here are her responses