Digital platform for creative individuals

a group of people on a sidewalk: Cult Creative hopes to grow the community by being self-sustainable.

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Cult Creative hopes to grow the community by being self-sustainable.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian-based startup, Cult Creative is on a mission to fully develop their disruptive professional app and platform for creatives, revolutionising the local creative industry socially and economically through innovation and technology.

The company said it is set to raise RM100,000 via a rewards crowdfunding campaign on PitchIN to expand the development of its initiative for creatives who will then be able to collaborate digitally, learn new skills and discover opportunities for growth.

Cult Creative aims to deliver a networking app and platform for creative people to explore the world of opportunities through connectivity.

Its chief executive officer and co-founder, Shermaine Wong comments said Malaysia’s unemployment rate increased to 5 percent, the highest this decade due to the pandemic.

“We wanted to find the solution for this significant gap in the market. Existing

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Dubai Design Week As A Sign Of The Recovery Of The UAE’s Creative Industries

Dubai Design Week continues inspiring people to create opportunities for innovation, sustainability, and human development.

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Recently-held Dubai Design Week may have taken place in exceptional circumstances, but the city’s readiness and resilience –coupled with the safety measures put in place by the relevant authorities– has showcased that physical events can get moving again.

Within the safe open-air setting of Dubai Design District (d3), thousands of people attended the region’s largest creative festival. It was a return to life, and a major milestone in the recovery of the creative industries.

The health and safety of visitors was paramount. Attendees were requested to download the Dubai Design Week app and register their preferred

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FleishmanHillard CEO on Omnicom firm’s digital creative and data bets

  • FleishmanHillard CEO John Saunders said the Omnicom-owned public relations firm is on track to have its best year ever despite taking a revenue hit from the pandemic.
  • He laid out how the firm kept new business growth even with last year with dozens of new account wins like National Pork Board and Advance Auto Parts and strong heathcare and tech businesses.
  • He also revealed how the firm is pushing into creative, digital, and data analytics.
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Early in the pandemic, FleishmanHillard laid off 60 employees and cut staff pay in anticipation of steep pullbacks in spend from clients.

Since then, the fourth-largest PR firm by revenue has restored those cuts and it now forecasts winning more than $160 million in new business, keeping new business flat with last year. Wins came from companies like Advance Auto Parts, March of Dimes, and the National Pork

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3Doodler’s PRO+ Advances 3D Printing Pen Technology for Creative Professionals

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3Doodler Ⓡ, the creator of the original 3D printing pen, today announced the launch of the PRO+, the world’s most advanced 3D printing pen ( ). Designed for creators, architects, designers and engineers looking for superior performance, it uses a range of materials exclusive to the PRO+, including metal, wood and nylon.

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“When designing this product, we kept professional creatives top of mind, ensuring everything about this pen would cater to that demographic,” said Daniel Cowen, CEO of 3Doodler. “With its advanced capabilities, we’re keen to see what creator-led developments emerge as new and existing customers get their hands on this

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How creative use of technology may have helped save schooling during the pandemic

How creative use of technology may have helped save schooling during the pandemic
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It is estimated around half the world’s students’ schools remain shut down. All told, this has been a potentially damaging disruption to the education of a generation.

But one of the few positive outcomes from this experience is an opportunity to rethink how digital technologies can be used to support teaching and learning in schools.

Our collective experiences of remote schooling offer a fleeting opportunity for schools to think more imaginatively about what “digital education” might look like in the future.

This is not to echo the hype (currently being pushed by many education reformers and IT industry actors) that COVID will prove a tipping-point after which schools will be pushed fully into digital education.

On the contrary, the past six months of hastily implemented emergency remote schooling tell us little about how school systems might go fully virtual, or operate on a “blended” (part online, part face-to-face)

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Travis Scott Is Now a Strategic Creative Partner for Playstation

After teasing his fans with a picture of him holding the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller, Travis Scott has been announced as a creative partner for the console.

In a brief teaser video announcing the partnership, La Flame can be seen turning on the console with a giant grin on his face. “We heard Travis is a huge PlayStation fan,” said PlayStation’s Eric Lempel. “So we started a conversation with him that led to this unique partnership.”

The official PlayStation blog promises “innovative projects” in collaboration with Scott and his Cactus Jack label. The creative partnership is being billed as a “multi-tiered” collaboration, and is the latest brand collaboration for Scott. So far this year, he’s worked directly with Epic Games for a Fortnite event and released his very own meal at McDonald’s. 

“I’m really looking forward to being able to showcase everything that Cactus Jack has worked on with Sony

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