Submission Guidelines

If you'd like to get featured on Creative Boom, there are many opportunities available, as outlined below.

As we receive such a high volume of emails, we can not personally respond to everyone. If your submission is successful, we will be in touch. Please note, you have more chance of success if you follow our submission guidelines.

Showcasing your creative work

Are you an artist, animator, filmmaker, graphic designer, illustrator or photographer? Do you design and build websites, digital products? Under our Inspiration section, we feature work from both established and emerging talent.

If you'd like to be featured, you can submit your work by emailing [email protected] with the following:

  • State the creative category in which you'd like to be featured: Art & Culture, Advertising, Digital, Film, Graphic Design, Illustration or Photography.

  • Your full name, location and bio

  • Your preferred pronoun (he/him, she/her, they/them)

  • A link to your website or online portfolio

  • A description of the work you'd like us to feature (or a press release, if possible)

  • At least 8 JPEGs or PNGs of your work; minimum 2,600 pixels wide and RGB format for screens (please note, we don't like white backgrounds or borders – if you're sending product or lifestyle shots, please supply images with grey or coloured backgrounds)

  • Please note, we accept GIFs (minimum 1,000 pixels wide; no more than 10MB)

  • If necessary, include a link to any accompanying video on YouTube or Vimeo. We don't accept MP4s.

  • Help us out a little further by telling us more about you, where you studied (if anywhere), your style and inspirations, what you're passionate about – the more, the better.

Want to be interviewed?

We're always on the lookout for successful creative entrepreneurs and professionals for our Interviews section. If you, or someone you know, would like to be featured, then please send a pitch email to [email protected] for consideration.

Got a new book?

Our Book Club takes a closer look at recommended books for creatives, featuring inspiring monographs, coffee table treats and helpful guides. We also include print magazines. If you have something you think we should write about, email [email protected].

Have something you want to sell?

We love to share the latest shopping ideas to suit any creative's lifestyle. Think you've got something that might interest our design-savvy audience? Drop us a line at [email protected].

Got an opportunity or competition?

Under Creative Briefs, we regularly share opportunities or competitions with our audience. Whether you'd like to inform people about your upcoming awards or you've got an interesting brief worthy of their attention, email the details to [email protected].

Want to nominate yourself or someone else for The Creative Boom Podcast?

Our new podcast went straight to the top of Apple Podcasts' charts on its day of launch and has since enjoyed 100,000 listens in its first season.

Hosted by our founding editor Katy Cowan, it features fun and honest conversations with creative people to inspire. Guests for Season Two, which launched on 25 January 2021, include Sarah Boris, Dapo Adeola, Debbie Millman, Simon Dixon, Meg Lewis, and Harrison Wheeler.

Think you or someone you know would be an interesting podcast guest? We're still open to ideas for Season Three, which is due to launch in early 2022. Email [email protected].