The Small Design Studio with Big (Green) Plans
I’m a big fan of self-improvement (not necessarily self-improvement literature, but I like to hack life to get the most out of it) – and the99percent.com has been praising Imagine: How Creativity Works for a couple of months now. I figured I would check it out. Once I picked the book up, I could hardly […]
Ally and I have been stretching ourselves pretty thin for the past couple of weeks. I feel like I’ve been working 16 hour days 7 days a week. It’s pretty rough. So how do we cope when we’re approaching the burnout zone?
Want to know what doesn’t work? Multiple choice tests, lectures, and notes. This isn’t learning, it’s regurgitating. Is it odd to think that your entire education was pretty worthless when you started doing things in the real world? Especially if you’re an entrepreneur or designer. Many creative professionals comment that their formal education was nearly […]
You’ve seen it, time and time again. Mediocre design, classmates and co-workers creating visual garbage. Designers are becoming more and more comfortable with small ideas. Is there a way to change it?
Artists, designers, and writers all have one major thing in common – [intlink id="1302" type="post" target="_blank"]the need for creativity[/intlink] and motivation. Lacking motivation is probably the number one killer of creativity. But there are methods to recognize this lack of motivation, acknowledge it, and move past it.