Creatives Archive

The creative industries, GDP and happiness: What does well-being have to do with the economy have to do
Creatives’ as change agents, FAQ: Since the vision of this site is ‘crowdsourcing places for creatives’, it
Keeping creatives inspired after their ‘peak: Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the literary phenomenon Eat, Pray, Love, provided some
Why right-brainers will rule this century: While they weren’t brand new cars, Oprah did leave 4500 copies of
The triumph of the creatives: What does the new U.S. administration have to do with creatives? A
CreateHere’ a model for growing a creative economy: If you’re looking for an effective precedent in how to jumpstart the
Ten paradoxical personality traits of the creative: While resources abound on who creatives are and the tremendous economic impact
A forum for creatives in DC: If you’re a creative in Washington DC, then CreativesDC is just for
Is establishing a creative community like herding cats?: It’s not easy, according to research findings in Richard Florida’s
Why the personality of your place matters: One of my favorite graphics in Richard Florida’s new book, Who’s Your
The growing economic impact of the creative class: Richard Florida’s Who’s Your City?, profiled in the previous entry and available
Richard Florida’s new book, Who’s Your City?: First there was the best-selling Rise of the Creative Class that introduced
Highest density of creative class members: The most straightforward measure of the creative class in any city is
The creatives: Rengen, Cultural Creatives, Creative Class: Who are the creatives? Many of you in the know have heard
Make way for the second Renaissance: It is happening in our cities now, and it rivals the Renaissance
The creative class, Richard Florida, cooltowns and Joe Namath: Some people have been wondering how the creative class relates to cooltowns
The kind of developer every cool city needs…: …and that’s an Eve Picker. Trained as an architect/urban designer, Eve is
How the creative class relates to the economy: With all the press and writings on the creative class, what sometimes
China, Great Britan making creative class waves: When looking for creative class benchmarks in culture, placemaking and policy, it’s
Cool town creative businesses coping with gentrification: The question for creative businesses is not if a cool place becomes
Bohemians, artists, gays’ raise home values: You’ve all heard the qualitative stories about how artists and creatives move
So how would you describe the ‘cool town’ community?: We’ve gone through a series of very practical, tangible descriptions, profiles and
Who are the creative entrepreneurs?: Who are the people that want to live in a ‘cool town’?
A blog on the creative class, a source for place-making: People often ask me what I read on a daily basis as
Paris aims to become 24/7, attract the creative class: Did you know Paris, unlike New York, London and Tokyo, is not
A look at NYC’s creative class strategy: Being that New York City is the pinnacle of urban living in
The creative class isn’t just artists!: Because of the name, creative class, many perceive it to consist of
A next gen vision for Maine region: Continuing our look at yesterday’s entry on Maine’s Midcoast Magnet group of
Maine’s creative class establishes a group for action: The creative class population of Maine’s northern MidCoast region longed for more
How a ‘living room for the creative community’ came to be: Just as Richard Florida’s research shows jobs follow talent, C3 (Creative Change