We celebrate, inspire and suppo rt the creative community.

Creative Boom is a UK-based online magazine and chart-topping podcast, dedicated to celebrating, inspiring and supporting the creative community across the globe.

Founded in 2009 by Katy Cowan, a Manchester-based creative passionate about giving others a voice, we have become one of the leading platforms in the creative industries, attracting an audience of over seven million readers, each using our inspiration, tips, and resources to succeed.

We champion emerging as well as established talent, share recommended tools, gadgets and books, interview the brightest and best creatives. We also offer invaluable tips and insight to help you at every stage of your creative career – from graduation and starting a new job to switching focus or even launching a new business.

Whether you're an artist, animator, filmmaker, graphic designer, illustrator or photographer, Creative Boom is your dedicated daily fix for inspiration and ideas.

You can also tune in to The Creative Boom Podcast, which went straight to the top of the Apple Podcasts' Business charts on its day of launch. Hosted by our founder, Katy Cowan, it features fun and honest conversations with creatives from all walks of life.

The team

Katy Cowan

Founder & Editor

Tora Baker

Writer & Photographer

Andy Mallalieu


Emily Gosling


Tom May