Steal like an artist: visual design inspiration from design consultancies we admire

Steal like an artist: visual design inspiration from design consultancies we admire

We share a few examples of agencies whose creative approach we like not only because of their final work but, perhaps more importantly, because of their creative philosophy and the process that leads to their ideas.

How to use graphic design platforms like Dribbble and Behance to develop visual design creativity

How to use graphic design platforms like Dribbble and Behance to develop visual design creativity

We recently spoke to Paco Fernández — visual design lead at Fjord’s Madrid studio — to see how he uses these platforms for personal and team inspiration and to get some tips for budding visual designers on how to make the most out of them.

The innovative mind: why you should prepare your team for failure

The innovative mind: why you should prepare your team for failure

There is almost never success without failure. So when we are trying to help our teams develop an innovative mind, failure should be part of the conversation.

Some untraditional storytelling inspiration

Some untraditional storytelling inspiration

In this post, we’ll share some examples of our favourite ‘unconventional’ storytelling. These are stories told on untraditional platforms or the creative content being distributed to audiences through them.

What makes a good business designer?

What makes a good business designer?

Having spent time meeting, chatting and listening to business designers of all experience levels, we’ve come up with a list of things we keep hearing when we ask them: “What does it take to be a good business designer?”.

How do we define creativity?

How do we define creativity?

It’s kind of tricky to find a catchy, one-line definition of creativity but, thankfully, quite a few experts on how the brain and the creative process works have had a good go at it for us.

What business design means and how it could make your projects stronger

What business design means and how it could make your projects stronger

It's a fact. Creatives don't want to think about numbers. It's commonly seen as the annoying part, and it's typically pushed until the end of the process. But, it's that the best way?

Tips on how to lead a successful brainstorming session

Tips on how to lead a successful brainstorming session

There are many difficulties you might find, so it's better to keep things under control and be ready for any adversities you encounter.

Training creative facilitation skills within your team

Training creative facilitation skills within your team

If you are a recurrent reader of our blog, you'll know we firmly believe in the role of the facilitator. We consider it an essential tool for improving a team's process.

Reasons why a self-managed team creates better ideas than traditional structures

Reasons why a self-managed team creates better ideas than traditional structures

It can be hard to share the power and let your team decide for themselves, but the truth is, that will empower them to create better ideas. Here is why.

Overcoming the barrier of the blank page

Overcoming the barrier of the blank page

The truth is creativity needs fuel. It needs to start from somewhere. It doesn't matter if you a senior creative or new to the industry. Your mind can't create from zero.