“Design is easy. All you do is stare at the screen until drops of blood form on your forehead”
Guest Blog Post by The Creative Group
For some, the Fall feels like a new beginning, with challenges and workload ratcheting up. For others, the Summer mentality, and the cobwebs, linger. Either way, a little extra shot of design inspiration wouldn’t hurt.
As part of the Creative Team of the Future project, The Creative Group and AIGA asked more than 750 designers to share their secrets for jump-starting creativity. Here are five noteworthy nuggets of advice:
2. Brainstorm with someone who is NOT a designer.
3. Form a creativity group at work to share ideas and current projects.
4. Start a photography habit to capture inspiration wherever you go.
5. Take a cue from the experts by following these 12 tips from Disney’s Yellow Shoes Creative Group, McKesson, National Parks magazine, Square and Target.
“Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.”
-Vincent van Gogh
“No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.”
We don’t make mistakes, just happy little accidents.
“Creativity Takes Courage”
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.”
“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.”
“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”
“Have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it.” -Salvador DaliRead More