Creativity and design news of the week (20.04.18)

Creativity and design news of the week (20.04.18)

We are always keeping an eye on what's new in the creative industry. It's not only useful to know what's going on but also to get inspiration and find new ideas.

Logic and intuition; what's best for creativity?

Logic and intuition; what's best for creativity?

There are two clear extremes in the way we can approach ideas; using logic thinking (rational, structured, formal) or your intuition (irrational, abstract, passionate).

Tips on using Triggers; get the most of your creative sessions

Tips on using Triggers; get the most of your creative sessions

Even when the cards are a straightforward tool to use, you need the right attitude and mindset. To get the most of them, follow these simple rules.

Finding the essence of an idea; conceptual layers

Finding the essence of an idea; conceptual layers

Differentiating between the parts of an idea is crucial. We identify three different layers; the shape, the message, and the values.

Dealing with the emotional rollercoaster during creative projects

Dealing with the emotional rollercoaster during creative projects

How do emotions affect creatives? We have to be honest; the creative process is full of intense feelings.

Filtering ideas; avoid chaos creating categories

Filtering ideas; avoid chaos creating categories

To make this problem less severe, we advise you to create some order while you ideate. You can do this in several ways.

New decks update: Official launch date

Just two weeks before we launch our four new decks. The date will be the 3rd of April, day in which we will start a Kickstarter campaign to get the funding to print the second generation of Triggers cards.

Preparing check questions to test your ideas

Preparing check questions to test your ideas

Let's be honest. A lot of times we just go with our instincts and let them dictate what idea we'll choose. We think that's a valid way of doing things, but what if we could make it better?

Why creatives should run more co-creation sessions

Why creatives should run more co-creation sessions

If you haven't done it already, we recommend you to try it out. Not because it's a trend, but because it has positive points you should consider.

A guide to creating your design tools

A guide to creating your design tools

Tools are a great way to help our creative flow going. There are many different ones; from canvases to cards and step by step methods. Lately, we truly see an explosion of design tools.