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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.

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.

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.

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?

Where to start a brainstorming session

Where to start a brainstorming session

We all have this adrenaline rush when it comes to starting a new project. You gather all the info, make a good debrief and then it's time to start generating ideas. And that's precisely the moment when you go "now what?".

Using an idea canvas to conclude your brainstorming sessions

Using an idea canvas to conclude your brainstorming sessions

Having effective brainstorming is not only about filling a room with post-its, but selecting bright ideas that will work. So how do you summarise ideas with a solid shape without too many details? 

Recapping the year with your team: reflect and get insights

Recapping the year with your team: reflect and get insights

This time of the year is great for getting drunk at office parties, but also for recapping what happened and setting new goals for 2018. We designed a simple exercise to get your team reflecting and gaining insights for the next year.