innovation

The mechanics of creativity

The mechanics of creativity

We wanted to dig a little bit deeper into the mechanics behind creativity: what’s going on in your brain when you try to create something. It’s something that we believe is just as important to study as the specific tools you use to create.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

4 signs of an efficient, creative team

4 signs of an efficient, creative team

What are the signs of a proper functioning creative team? By looking at this list, we can figure out if we are doing our job right or we might have to improve something.

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?