Media

Here are details of the projects and partnerships we’ve been involved with, covered by the media. Check back regularly to see what we’ve been up to!

We’re always happy to champion the area’s creative scene, so if you would like a press interview, content or images, then do contact us: news@creativedundee.com

2017

The Courier – Dundee digital tech cluster is fastest growing in Britain – March 2017

The Scotsman – Dundee’s digital sector growth outpaces rest of UK – March 2017

The Courier – Dundee soup dinner to raise funds for creative community projects – March 2017

The Courier – Host of top speakers at Pecha Kucha – March 2017

Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce – Cultural Tourism In Dundee receives boost from Scottish Enterprise – February 2017

The Courier – EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: New film highlights Dundee’s designers ahead of Design Festival 2017 launch – February 2017

The Courier – Breathing new life into Dundee’s historic buildings – February 2017

2016

The Circle – Dundee’s Social Enterprises get Design Boost from Creative Dundee – December 2016

Creative Economy British Council – Creative Hubs: Understanding the New Economy – December 2016

Committee for Geelong – Winning from Second (p28) – November 2016

InspireD – Dundee’s Creative Spectrum – November 2016

DUI Dundee – Creative Dundee by Emma Richardson – November 2016

Georgia Barrs Designs – Create Yourself in Dundee with Creative Dundee – November 2016

Display Dundee – Dundee – One City – November 2016

RSA – Dundee designing the future, drawing on the past – November 2016

FX Magazine – Something in the city – November 2016

Walking Heads – Creative cities built on can-do culture – November 2016

The Courier – Hundreds to graduate from Dundee & Angus College – October 2016

The Courier – Creative forces behind a city on the up – September 2016

The Scotsman – Scotland has designs on a place in the top rank – August 2016

Scots Magazine – Northern Lights shine on Scotland’s top designers – August 2016

The Skinny – Local Heroes celebrate Scottish design – August 2016

We Heart – They can be heroes … for 31 days: the Scottish designers taking flight at pop-up airport exhibition – August 2016

Design Week – Scottish design is fresh, playful and exciting – July 2016

Mike Press blog – Service design: making a big difference in a small city – July 2016

DiGRA/FDG blog – Gateway to collective strengths – July 2016

Visit Scotland – It’s take off time for Scotland’s local design heroes – June 2016

Creative Scotland – Results from their first Games Industry Survey – June 2016

V&A Dundee – Dundee Design Festival: From an emerging designer’s point of view – June 2016

Creative Cardiff – #34: Creative Cardiff @ Mass Assembly – June 2016

David Jarman blog – Network creativity in Dundee: Mass Assembly 2016 #Mass16 – May 2016

The Scotsman – Brian Ferguson: West Ward Works can be jewel in Dundee’s crown – May 2016

Design Week – 5 things to see at Dundee Design Festival 2016 – May 2016

Emily Luxton Travels – Creative and Fun Things to do in Dundee – May 2016

It’s Nice That – Dundee: the UK’s new creative capital? – April 2016

Design Week – Dundee launches design events programme – March 2016

The List – Scotland says hello to The Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design – February 2016

British Council – Spotlight on Creative Dundee – February 2016

The Guardian – An insider’s guide to Dundee – February 2016

The Courier – Business Matters – Creative ways to boost the city of discovery – February 2016

RSA – Blog: I love Dundee – February 2016

Travel Ooh my world – Dundee une ville d’histoire, de design et de fun – January 2016

Emily Luxton Travels – Creative Dundee with Blogmanay – January 2016

The Courier – Dundee has the write stuff for the Blogmanay travel writers – January 2016

2015

Creative Dundee 2015 coverage highlights

 

The Courier – Dundee signs up to a design for life – December 2015

Storify – Anti-consumerist design goes media crazy! – November 2015

Fold Latvia – A toolkit for emerging creative hubs – November 2015

The Courier – European Commission visitors to learn role culture and creativity has played in Dundee – November 2015

Alexandra Nicol – Pecha Kucha Night – Touchy the camera, a pathologist, mural makers and a weather man – November 2015

The Courier – International visitors learn how Dundee has become a District of Creativity – October 2015

Young Ambassadors of BrabantDC – Scotland Reverse Mission: Day 2 – October 2015

The Scotsman – The Dundee lifestyle boutique paving way for indie enterprise – October 2015

The Courier – New interior design exhibition demonstrates Dundee’s growing reputation – September 2015

V&A Digital Design Weekend – Crafting Our Digital Futures – September 2015

STV Dundee – London calling: Dundee GIFs wanted for V&A exhibition – September 2015

The Scotsman – Creatives help spread sector message round Europe – August 2015

British Council – the Creative HubKit: made by hubs for emerging hubs – August 2015

Creative Boom – 10 of the UK’s most creative towns and cities to live, work and play – August 2015

Culture for Cities and Regions – European Case Study – Dundee’s creative industries: support for growth – August 2015

The Courier – Dundee ranked alongside Amsterdam and Barcelona for support of creative culture – August 2015

STV Dundee – Dundee joins Barcelona and Berlin for European cultural case study – August 2015

Press and Journal – What do Dundee, Amsterdam, Berlin and Barcelona have in common? – August 2015

British Council – A tale of two cities: Digital Futures UKMX – June 2015

UNESCO – Dundee City of Design embarks on fifth year of creative collaboration with Mexico City – June 2015

British Council – Culture Shift Dubai – the results! – May 2015

SURF – Ingredients for a creative city – April 2015

SURF – A brief history of culture and regeneration – March 2015

Holyrood – Design for life – the potential of Dundee’s V&A museum – March 2015

The Times Business Insight – Wind in their sails: experts assess the future for Dundee – February 2015

Cultural Enterprise Office – Open for Creative Solutions? – February 2015

The Courier – Creative cities welcome Dundee to the UNESCO design club – January 2015

The Courier – International design status caps another successful year for Dundee – January 2015

Broadcast and radio interviews on City of Design launch with: STV, BBC, Radio Tay and Wave 102 – January 2015. 

Storify – Dundee’s UNESCO City of Design title – throughout 2015.

 

2014

2014 coverage

Evening Telegraph – Dundee’s future looks bright thanks to advances in modern industries – December 2014

S1 Jobs – Expert interview with Creative Dundee – December 2014

The Independent – Dundee: The ‘City of Design’ that’s pushing the boat out as a cultural and creative powerhouse – December 2014

STV Dundee – Screen in the Square to show films from local Dundee talent – July 2014

Creative Scotland – Creative City Networks – June 2014

The Courier – Ignite Dundee festival launched with live game design demo – May 2014

Creative Scotland – From blogging to bridging the gap – May 2014

Sunday Herald – Vic Galloway – Take back the city – May 2014

The Metro – 12 reasons Dundee is the best city in the UK – April 2014

 

2013

Creative Boom 2013

The Courier – Dundee’s Pecha Kucha Nights becoming more of a talking point – November 2013

Scotsman – Salmond backs Dundee after City of Culture defeat – November 2013

The Courier – Dundee’s first makar will ensure City of Culture is well versed – September 2013

BBC News – Campaigners urge public to outline vision for Dundee – August 2013

Creative Boom – Creative Cities: Dundee a regular city feature of creative scenes in the UK – April 2013

The Courier – Website launches search for ‘hidden secrets’ of Dundee – March 2013.

Storify – Dundee’s UK City of Culture bid/We Dundee media – throughout 2013.