team dynamics

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

How to create modern brands with the help of Triggers

How to create modern brands with the help of Triggers

Creating a company personality can be tough. There are many things to take in consideration today, from the way it uses social media to the design and visual aspect. 

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).