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Creative Economy

Whether It's Green Growth, Green Economy, Or Creative Economy, It's All About Modern Jobs

Yvo de Boer | Posted 11.09.2014 | Business
Yvo de Boer

To my mind, the Creative Economy naturally lends itself to incorporating a green pillar. Innovative approaches to addressing pressing societal and economic issues can create jobs, green the economy, and increase the country's international competitiveness.

Invest in the Creative Economy

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

We're squandering our future obsessing about stock price, hoping that a rising stock market will lift us all out of these doldrums.

The Creative Lone Wolf

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

The growing Creative Economy and the democratization of production is fostering a large generation of lone wolf professionals, competing fiercely for a place in the sun and their fifteen minutes of fame.

What's next for Danish Design?

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Steinar Valade-Amland Danish Design epitomizes love for people and the simple things in life. When we crowdsourced the question: "What ...

Tapping in to the Real Value of Creativity

Michael Nobleza | Posted 04.29.2014 | Impact
Michael Nobleza

This is a critical time for one of the largest and most economically and culturally diverse public school systems in the country (if not the world).

Influence of Risk-Attitude on Design Driven Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

In today's affluent world, meaning and experiences are displacing products and services. As a consequence of the realization that our "stuff" is onl...

If We Turn the Internet Into the World's Memory, What Becomes of Our Own?

Vanessa Lafaye | Posted 02.27.2013 | Home
Vanessa Lafaye

It is interesting to note that Mitra's TEDTalk is titled, "The Future of Learning" rather than "Education." This distinction seems like the heart of the issue, not only for self-organized learning environment, but more widely.

Culture as a Competitive Advantage

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.13.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

If a creative culture, as identified by creative professionals, is the prerequisite for competitive advantages today, how can manufacturing and service-oriented cultures make this leap?

There Is More Than Art in the Art Districts

John M. Eger | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

It is becoming clear that art and culture are central to ensuring vibrant economic activity of our cities and the foreshadowing of a whole economy based upon creativity and innovation.

Putting Americans to Work

Michael Kaiser | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

At a time when unemployment is the key political issue and when virtually everyone in politics is struggling to find ways to reduce the ranks of the unemployed, why doesn't some smart politician realize that the arts are one way to help solve this problem?

With Apologies To Hillary It Does Take a Village

John M. Eger | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
John M. Eger

The new thinking skills that are necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace demand creativity and innovation, for these are the ingredients to success and survival in the new global economy.

Mayors With a New Vision of Creativity and Innovation Wanted

John M. Eger | Posted 10.16.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

As the economy turns once again in a positive way -- and it will -- creative thinking, creative products, creative services and creativity in all a city does will make our cities unique in the world.

Government Leaders And Creativity

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Soren Petersen

Designers are creative professionals who formulate strategies, context and performance and literally make things happen. Could there be something in their problem-solving approach from which our politicians might benefit?

The Creative Economy

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.20.2011 | Business
Soren Petersen

When you clearly define your goals up front and inspire your creative staff, you will create winning products, services and experiences.

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...

Funding Art Without Compromising the Creative Process

Joan K. Smith | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
Joan K. Smith

Fewer and fewer artists are creating work that is manifested as a tangible, commercially viable object, but are instead expressing themselves through conceptual works.

Creative Orange County -- Moving Forward!

Susan L. Petrella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Susan L. Petrella

It's been several months since my last post. It was about the soon to be TEDxFullerton event, 9.10.10, the first ever TEDx event in Orange County CA....

SXSW Update: Al Franken on the Future of Creative Work, Net Neutrality

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Patricia Martin

Last night, Austin was overflowing with parties, so I figure most people dragged themselves to Al Franken's event with hangovers. Al Franken, however, is sober. With appropriate gravitas, he warns people straight up that the indie party is over for the Internet.

THE SKINNY: 2010 Otis Report On The Creative Economy Of The Los Angeles Region

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: The Power of Art and Artists: 2010 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region Presented by Otis College of Art and Design WH...

The Creativity Conundrum

Rich Nadworny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Nadworny

If you work in a marketing agency, you've heard ad naseum that creative is king. The bigger question is: How do you foster a creative environment?

The Aesthetics of Play

Dylan Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dylan Kendall

How many opportunities do we, as adults, have to play during each day? What would our world look like if we filled our lives with more joyful, play-rich aesthetic experiences?

Taking Action for Arts Education: Charles Segars

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Charles Segars, Chair of the Campaign to Save Arts Education for LAUSD, spoke with ForYourArt about arts advocacy after his testimony in support of the measure to appropriate $180 million for the NEA.

Profiting in the Idea Economy

Patricia Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Patricia Martin

What the NEA and Pepsi experiments have in common is that as they tap into the rich vein of collective creativity in the digital culture, and threaten long-standing business principles.