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Back to the drawing board: how to get back to being creative after a timeout

Back to the drawing board: how to get back to being creative after a timeout

Getting back into our ‘creative zone’ after a difficult period is one of the things that separates people who can create ideas from people who can execute them.

Mindful Creativity: How to increase creative focus in five steps

Mindful Creativity: How to increase creative focus in five steps

When people talk about overcoming distractions from creativity, they tend to focus on reorganizing to-do lists or emptying inboxes. But in order to set ourselves up for a successful new routine, it’s important to understand who we are and what we’re trying to achieve.

Three Films That Will Make You Rethink Storytelling

Three Films That Will Make You Rethink Storytelling

Storytelling doesn’t just apply to books; it’s changes the way we approach design, write copy, produce campaigns, launch Kickstarter proposals, and bring so many different creative projects to life.

Just do(odle) it: How everyone (yes, everyone!) can effectively sketch ideas

Just do(odle) it: How everyone (yes, everyone!) can effectively sketch ideas

Despite modern design tools and technologies that make iteration and ideation faster and more efficient than ever, some of our best work is still done when we put pen to paper.

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?

Useful creative skills to have while brainstorming

Useful creative skills to have while brainstorming

Everyone's brain is different. Some people are good at coming up with crazy ideas, and others feel more comfortable with rational thinking. So, what are the best skills for the idea generation?

How to design companies that push for a better society

How to design companies that push for a better society

If we read the news, we could end up asking ourselves: is it even possible to design better companies that not only make the profit but care about society and the world?

Why letting your team fail is crucial for creativity

Why letting your team fail is crucial for creativity

Having a healthy environment for your creative team means letting them experiment and explore. But there is no real experimentation without mistakes.

Why some tasks can block your creative process

Why some tasks can block your creative process

There are some tasks that you immediately jump to solve, and others you keep delaying forever. It's normal; it happens to everyone. But, do you know why?

Organising your team before an ideation session

Organising your team before an ideation session

Like any other task, creativity needs some planning. Here is our short list of everything you need to prepare.