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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 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?

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.

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?

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.

How to ideate under stress

How to ideate under stress

Having the pleasure of working focused and calmed sounds excellent, but, does it meet reality? We know how deadlines work and clients demands can be extremely challenging. 

Why analogue tools works great for brainstorming

Why analogue tools works great for brainstorming

You might ask yourself; why are they using paper so much? Aren't we in the digital era? The thing is there is a reason for that.

The importance of creating the right mood for your creative workshop

The importance of creating the right mood for your creative workshop

Curious, excited, safe and playful are some of the critical moods you want participants to have. It will allow them to create freely and comfortable. The question is; can you change the way people feel?

Users feedback; Edite, design strategist at Fully Studios

Users feedback; Edite, design strategist at Fully Studios

They used Triggers during a Skype brainstorming session. It got us curious, as we haven't experienced with remote ideation sessions with the cards yet, so we decided to write to them.

Using constraints as a decisive element in the ideation process

Using constraints as a decisive element in the ideation process

We commonly say that having a lot of freedom helps creatives do a better job. But is that the case?

Bringing inspiration to your brainstorming sessions

Bringing inspiration to your brainstorming sessions

If you decide to ask your team to bring inspiring examples to share before you start ideating, try having this approach; not only look at them but analyse them and gain insights.