Posts Tagged 'creativity'

Brainstorming done right – again

Brainstorming is the most popular creativity tool – and most people do it completely wrong. Some do it partly wrong and other s get the idea and evolve the tool to fit the culture of the team. The title of

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Brainstorming done right – again

Brainstorming is the most popular creativity tool – and most people do it completely wrong. Some do it partly wrong and other s get the idea and evolve the tool to fit the culture of the team. The title of

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Real design is not…

about making something good looking, oder elegant or “uncrappy” or emulating real things in a digital way. It’s about re-imagining – re-combining and make it financially viable. It should make you say wow – or simply go out of your

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Real design is not…

about making something good looking, oder elegant or “uncrappy” or emulating real things in a digital way. It’s about re-imagining – re-combining and make it financially viable. It should make you say wow – or simply go out of your

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5 pitfalls of logo design and brand standards in the digital age

Logo design and brand standards are still developed like the digital revolution never happened, or worse, it just picks the advantages of the digital process and forgets about the pitfalls. So what should a designer care about in logo design and brand standards for the digital age?

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5 pitfalls of logo design and brand standards in the digital age

Logo design and brand standards are still developed like the digital revolution never happened, or worse, it just picks the advantages of the digital process and forgets about the pitfalls. So what should a designer care about in logo design and brand standards for the digital age?

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Chi 2011 Computer Human Interaction Congress in Vancouver

What can designers learn from a conference about computer human interaction? A lot. For example that designers should learn from the past and be open about it and more.

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Chi 2011 Computer Human Interaction Congress in Vancouver

What can designers learn from a conference about computer human interaction? A lot. For example that designers should learn from the past and be open about it and more.

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A guide to Evolution vs Revolution in Website-Redesign

How to decide if you need a complete new design or just some improvement? Here some questions to ask yourself and if you answer the majority with yes you need a complete overhaul.

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A guide to Evolution vs Revolution in Website-Redesign

How to decide if you need a complete new design or just some improvement? Here some questions to ask yourself and if you answer the majority with yes you need a complete overhaul.

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5 techniques to get your creativity started

I’ve got an email from a reader of this blog with a common problem… how to get creativity started: I am into graphic design, working as a finalizer for the last 10 years. I’m working in an Advertising Agency, I

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5 techniques to get your creativity started

I’ve got an email from a reader of this blog with a common problem… how to get creativity started: I am into graphic design, working as a finalizer for the last 10 years. I’m working in an Advertising Agency, I

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Relaunch of my portfolio site – part 1: Own portfolio site vs. online portfolio site

There are beautiful portfolio sites out there in the web and I wanted to redo my portfolio site – but I had a few thoughts

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Relaunch of my portfolio site – part 1: Own portfolio site vs. online portfolio site

There are beautiful portfolio sites out there in the web and I wanted to redo my portfolio site – but I had a few thoughts

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New inspiring TV advertising visuals

Not many TV commercials try to break new visual grounds. Partly because the big budget campaigns tend to stay on the safe side. They have to be “different” but common enough to not frighten the audience.

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New inspiring TV advertising visuals

Not many TV commercials try to break new visual grounds. Partly because the big budget campaigns tend to stay on the safe side. They have to be “different” but common enough to not frighten the audience.

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How to broaden a tv audience – why Sci-Fi has become SyFy

In various posts around the web you can find opinions on the new identity of the tv channel SyFy – formerly known as Sci-Fi Channel. While I don’t want to go into the design details I want to express some thoughts why the probably made this change.

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How to broaden a tv audience – why Sci-Fi has become SyFy

In various posts around the web you can find opinions on the new identity of the tv channel SyFy – formerly known as Sci-Fi Channel. While I don’t want to go into the design details I want to express some thoughts why the probably made this change.

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16 basic graphic design books I recommend

Here is my first book recommendation list of 16 basic theroy and inspirational graphic design books. I own and read them, so they are genuine and approved.

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16 basic graphic design books I recommend

Here is my first book recommendation list of 16 basic theroy and inspirational graphic design books. I own and read them, so they are genuine and approved.

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Killing good ideas can harm your future

A campaign of DraftFCB shows a interview with a focus group from the stone age. Very funny and makes me think who where wrong – the client or the presenter.

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Killing good ideas can harm your future

A campaign of DraftFCB shows a interview with a focus group from the stone age. Very funny and makes me think who where wrong – the client or the presenter.

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Story telling is better then bragging

I like this spot, because it shows you what you can do with the product rather then braging about the technical aspects.

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Story telling is better then bragging

I like this spot, because it shows you what you can do with the product rather then braging about the technical aspects.

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5 guerilla alternatives to brain storming

Guerilla fighters are known for having a great impact without huge investments in humans or weaponry. I translated this concept into my guerilla alternatives to brain storming.

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5 guerilla alternatives to brain storming

Guerilla fighters are known for having a great impact without huge investments in humans or weaponry. I translated this concept into my guerilla alternatives to brain storming.

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Creativity on demand

Creativity is nothing magical – is the result of a process and a mindset. How to avoid a creativity-stall and improve your creative output.

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Creativity on demand

Creativity is nothing magical – is the result of a process and a mindset. How to avoid a creativity-stall and improve your creative output.

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5 Myths about brainstorming

Brainstorming is the best known creativity tool, but still is one with the poorest result.So let’s bring down some of the myths in order to use the tool the right way and get better results.

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5 Myths about brainstorming

Brainstorming is the best known creativity tool, but still is one with the poorest result.So let’s bring down some of the myths in order to use the tool the right way and get better results.

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Tuning in with the copywriter

Graphic design is teamwork and therefore a good collaboration with your copywriter is the key to success. Working together with a copywriter on the other hand is sometimes harder. Here a few tips on how to get in sync with the copywriter.

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Tuning in with the copywriter

Graphic design is teamwork and therefore a good collaboration with your copywriter is the key to success. Working together with a copywriter on the other hand is sometimes harder. Here a few tips on how to get in sync with the copywriter.

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Do you use a sketchbook?

In these digital days using a sketchbook seems oldfashioned, but it is just the opposite.

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Do you use a sketchbook?

In these digital days using a sketchbook seems oldfashioned, but it is just the opposite.

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How to access for free expensive Design Magazines

Where to find online access to international design magazines for free.

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How to access for free expensive Design Magazines

Where to find online access to international design magazines for free.

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How to use studies to improve you projects

Where to find studies, how to make project and art director relevant conclusions and how to use them in your creative process. With creative Examples.

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How to use studies to improve you projects

Where to find studies, how to make project and art director relevant conclusions and how to use them in your creative process. With creative Examples.

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The powerful link between creativity and play

Let’s call it a supporting evidence to our last lesson about letting your inner child help you. Tim Brown, CEO of Ideo, speaks on the “Serious Play” conference. In 20 Minutes you get with many examples and ideas (and some

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The powerful link between creativity and play

Let’s call it a supporting evidence to our last lesson about letting your inner child help you. Tim Brown, CEO of Ideo, speaks on the “Serious Play” conference. In 20 Minutes you get with many examples and ideas (and some

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