Creative industry in some countries becomes the new economic locomotive. In Indonesia, creative industry is still being developed, and various problems still occur. This paper presents a thorough literature review to describe various problems faced by creative industry players. Solutions were designed based on the described problems. A favorable ecosystem for creative industries created by designing creative city/district is proposed as the solution toward the problems. This idea regards the fact that favorable ecosystem gives positive contribution to the creative industry which eventually improve the economy. This solution offers some benefits seen from the macro indicators including improvement in the export value, employment, forward and backward linkage from subsectors that become the focus of a city/district development.