Creative Digest Newsletter

Weekly updates for creative professionals

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Graphic design from Portugal by Sílvia Gonçalves Antunes

Sílvia Gonçalves Antunes is a graphic designer from Portugal who recently graduated from the University of Coimbra. My money resources come from my freelance work. My usual client is always someone…

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How to make sure your startup is a success

Did you know that 90% of start-ups fail? Sadly, whilst many of us have dreams of being the director of our very own company only 10% of us will actually…

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10 tips for an online animation portfolio that gets you hired

When you want to land a job that requires creative work, you will undoubtedly need a portfolio. The best way to showcase your animation work is through an online portfolio,…

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“The most important is to do something that makes you feel happy” – design and illustration by Christian Siles

Christian Siles is a designer/illustrator based in Barcelona. His work focuses mainly on product illustration and icon design. I just left my day job as a Junior UX Designer. Right now I’m…

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Is interactive media the newest digital marketing trend?

In recent years, digital media has become the preferred format for a wide spectrum of uses including personal, business, and education. The trends in digital marketing have also grown to…

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Inspiring interiors for graphic design studios

Searching for creative inspiration? Then look inwards – to your studio design. Graphic designers are undoubtedly a sensitive bunch when it comes to the aesthetics of their interior space. But…

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Why social media is the key to customer retention

We’re social media obsessives. Whether we’re documenting our every offline moment online or using it in our professional lives to expand our networks and promote ourselves. You simply can’t escape…

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“We have to separate ourselves at times from what holds us back” – painting and illustration by Joseph Murphy

The work of painter and illustrator Joseph Murphy  has been included in juried shows and exhibitions through the Society of Illustrators of New York/Los Angeles, 3×3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly, and ICON (National…

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A Greek in Egypt new exhibition to open at Nottingham Lakeside Arts on 22 July

A Greek in Egypt: the hunter of Naukratis is a new exhibition opening at The University of Nottingham Museum at Nottingham Lakeside Arts on Friday 22 July.  The exhibition will examine…

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5 ways creatives can grow fandom and increase followers 

Before the internet, you had to “know people” in order to get ahead in the art world. That said, one of the most interesting things about social media is how…

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How augmented and virtual reality can benefit your retail business

Virtual reality certainly isn’t new technology, but its introduction into the consumer market via affordable headsets like the Google Cardboard and more advanced units like the HTC Vive, have helped…

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“Dare to ask for what you want and put yourself out there” – Martina Latimer on leaving the corporate world behind

After University and several interesting jobs in the corporate world, Martina Latimer realised something was missing: working and creating with her hands. In 2012, Martina launched At Sarah’s in Vienna and since then she…

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How to keep your social brand on track

Social media rules our lives. Whether we look at it from a professional angle where jobs didn’t exist in the realm or as a consumer where our every move is…

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The Future of Experience: Adobe and Goldsmiths University reveal the impact of emerging technologies on consumer experiences

Adobe today launched ‘The Future of Experience’ report (PDF download) revealing the new rules of engagement when it comes to creating great experiences using a range of emerging technologies such as…