Creative Review

Applied Art Collection  

Archived since Spring 1980
Complete Archive

458 issues

Creative Review has been bringing the creative community together since 1980. It delivers the sharpest opinion, analysis and advice on life in the creative industries, with a focus on insight, leadership, process and inspiration.

The Creative Review archive includes digital versions of every issue of Creative Review magazine ever published. Explore over 400 high-resolution, searchable page-turners, that give you nearly 40 years of ideas, images, insight and analysis – fully searchable on your desktop, mobile or tablet.

The archive is updated with each new issue of Creative Review as it is published, so you can continue to be inspired and informed by the best in creativity.

Academic subscriptions to the Creative Review archive

Educational establishments such as schools, colleges and libraries can benefit from an institutional subscription to the Creative Review archive. This allows all your staff and students to access almost 40 years of creative insight. The powerful search functionality enables users to quickly and easily search for a term across a particular issue, year or the entire archive.

Accessible via mobile and desktop, the archive offers a wealth of content, all in one convenient place. It’s the ultimate resource for students and aspiring creatives.

Latest Issue

Tom Watson, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, talks to Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani
and Droga5’s Grace Francis about Responsibility


Farah Kabir, co-founder of condom brand Hanx, and mindful sex app Ferly co-founder Anna Hushlak talk about Sex and Taboos


Punchdrunk’s Stephen Dobbie and Game of Thrones Production Designer Deborah Riley discuss Storytelling


A visual conversation between artists Edward Carvalho-Monaghan and Petra Eriksson about Food


Artists and satirists Stephen Collins, Christopher Spencer (aka Cold War Steve) and Flo Perry talk about Humour


Photographers Alexander Coggin and Tommy Kha discuss Identity


Designers Lucienne Roberts and Clive Russell (Extinction Rebellion) discuss the role of design in contemporary activism


We speak to Production Designer Mark Friedberg about creating the look of the new Joker film


An oral history of the PlayStation game Wipeout by its makers



Subscription Features

  • Fully-searchable access to the growing archive of back issues.
  • Unlimited IP-authenticated access and remote access options available.
  • Cross-platform compatibility with all Web, iOS and Android devices.
  • Usage reports, MARC records and excellent customer support.

Research Areas: Art & Design, Media

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  • First Issue: Spring 1980
  • Latest Issue: October/ November 2019: The Conversation Issue
  • Issue Count: 458
  • Page Count: 44,192
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2515-4621

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