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Why are we still ignoring @SirKenRobinson?

It’s 10 years since Ken Robinson’s infamous talk on how schools kill creativity. In it, he mentions the entrenched hierarchy of subjects with Math …

Education

Ikea's flat pack refugee shelter wins worldwide design of the year competition

A flat-pack refugee shelter designed by Ikea has been crowned design of the year in the prestigious Beazley design competition.<p>The ready-to-assemble …

North Africa

The Creative Habits of Einstein, Picasso and Mozart

IQ alone cannot explain creative spark<p>Intelligence is not enough to create extraordinary work. If you have ever channeled all your energy and time towards finishing an artwork, a composition or a passion project, you will understand what it means to lose yourself in a meaningful work.<p>The most …

Creativity

Following Trump’s executive order on entry visas, Google orders staff back to US

Over 100 Google employees are affected<p>Google CEO Sundar Pichai has issued a memo to Google staff members currently overseas, ordering them to return to the US immediately if affected by an executive order from President Donald Trump that banned travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. <i>Bloomberg</i> …

What It Takes To Be A Creative Superstar

One the best parts of my job is that I get to spend time in a variety of organizations and experience their culture. For the last several years<i>,</i> my firm Zenger Folkman has been working with an advertising agency involved in broadcast, digital, social, mobile and analytics. You can feel their …

Leadership

New Netflix documentary series spotlights the work of 8 global designers

Featuring an architect, sneaker designer, and a photographer<p>Calling all design-nerds: There’s a new design documentary in town, and judging by the trailer, it looks like it’ll be just as sleek and pleasing to behold as some of your favorite products.<p>Created by Wired magazine editor-in-chief Scott …

7 ways to revive your creativity and improve your writing

When you write for a living, it can be easy to forget that you enjoy doing it for fun.<p>You compose so many press releases, executive speeches and blog …

Creative Writing

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Time Management

Las Vegas’s city government is now powered by 100% renewable energy, and more cities will follow

Ten years of effort finally paid off for Las Vegas this week when officials announced the city government will now be powered entirely by renewable energy. After a large solar array, Boulder Solar 1, came online on Dec. 12, the city was able to buy enough carbon-free electricity to power its 140 …

Renewable Energy

The Creativity 50 2016: The Most Creative People of the Year | News - AdAge

Christene Barberich<br>& Piera Gelardi<p>Co-Founders, Refinery29<p>Credit: Mark Iantosca.<p>Christene Barberich & Piera Gelardi<p>Global Editor-in-Chief, Co-founder …

Supercharge Your 2017 Productivity By Taking 4 Actions This Week

Most of us are heading into the holiday slowdown and if you’re like me, your head is already spinning with wildly optimistic visions of what you can accomplish during the break…<p>I’ll finally get my inbox down to zero…I’ll knock out that big project that’s been hanging over my head…I’ll write the …

Productivity

What colours say about your brand identity and industry

One of the most fundamentally important things to keep in mind when creating a piece of branding or logo design is the choice of colour. This is …

Graphic Design

The State of UX in 2017 – UX Collective

The uxdesign.cc team has seen a lot this year: 48 issues published, 576 links curated, and sent to 98,381 designers around the world every week. When …

UX Design

How To Be More Creative [Infographic]

We have all experienced the feeling of being drained of creativity or a mental block. 'How To Be More Creative' can help you unlock your most …

Infographics

The 50 most innovative CMOs in the world

The era of the CMO has arrived.<p>Chief marketing officers are more important to the success of global businesses — and more powerful — than ever before.<p>Marketers are not only executing on corporate strategy, but are also often among the key shapers of it.<p>And most importantly, they have to put the …

Advertising

Infographic: Multicultural Millennials Take Brand Loyalty Seriously

Multicultural millennials make up nearly half of the demographic. And new research from Buzz Marketing Group sheds light on media, tech and shopping …

Advertising Industry

Real Madrid maintain lead over Barcelona after Gareth Bale double

• Wales striker and Álvaro Morata on target in 3-0 Real victory • Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to 2-1 comeback win at Sevilla<p>Real Madrid maintained their two-point lead at the top of La Liga heading into November’s international break as a Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona came back to beat …

Burberry Christmas advert: Lily James and Twitter want a full movie based on 'The Tale of Thomas Burberry'

November has only just begun and already the Christmas floodgates have opened, with shops across the country now filled with festive …

The death of writing – if James Joyce were alive today he’d be working for Google

There’s hardly an instant of our lives that isn’t electronically documented. These days, it is software that maps our new experiences, our values and beliefs. How should a writer respond? Tom McCarthy on fiction in the age of data saturation<p>If, five years ago, you’d asked me to name the most …

Literature

Jumpstart Your Creativity With This Secret Early-Morning Hack

Take advantage of the moments between sleep and wakefulness for powerful results.<p>In 1904 Frederic Myers labeled the transition from sleep to wakefulness the <i>hypnopompic state</i>. This dreamlike mental state is the short period that occurs between deep sleep and alertness. In this space of time the mind …

Neuroscience Has Discovered the Secret of Creativity

There are things we can do to create more opportunities for eureka moments, leading to more creativity, innovation, and insight at work.<p><i>What are some good ways to foster creativity and innovation in everyday work? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling</i> …

Kelly Slater and his friends have built the greatest man-made wave ever

The man-made wave is something that’s been a staple at water parks for years, but it was a gimmick, something for kids and tourists and never viewed as a real substitute for high-level surfers.<p>Kelly Slater has spent the last decade with a team working on creating an artificial wave that manages to …

Can Surfing Reprogram the Veteran’s Brain?

Four men in camouflage fatigues stop our car. “ID,” one says.<p>I pull out my wallet and hand him my license.<p>“What’re you doing on base?” the soldier asks.<p>“We’re going surfing,” I tell him, nodding at the boards stacked in the back of the car. He glances at my friend, in the passenger seat, who I’ll …

Why There Is No Magic Formula for Increasing Creativity

When starting any ritual, you have to figure out what works best for yourself.<p>Often, people make the case for adopting a particular habit by pointing to a renowned figure who practiced that habit, with great success. For instance…<p>Maybe we should live a life of quiet predictability, like Charles …

Creativity

The Android M Preview makes for a surprisingly usable daily driver

Late last week, I fired my up Mac's Terminal, pecked out a few half-remembered commands, looked them up, typed them out more slowly and that was that. After a few moments of silent finger-crossing, I was the proud owner of a Nexus 6 running the Android M Developer Preview. I then did something I …

This Bank Found a Way for Men to Browse Pinterest Without Feeling Ashamed

How tough is it to scout for pillow shams and window treatments, Mr. New Homeowner, while keeping your manhood intact? Extremely difficult, if not …

Advertising Industry

15 Easy Crock Pot Meals You Can Prep in 20 Minutes or Less

There’s nothing like the slow cooker to make cooking easy, but during the week it can still be rough to get a home-cooked meal on the table. Happily, with only 20 minutes of prep required (or less!), these 15 recipes make crock pot cooking practically effortless. Whether you’re looking for …

Cooking

10 Must-Read Books Creative People Will Love

Have you ever noticed how huge the “self-help” section of the bookstore is? There are a lot of books out there to help you figure out what you want to do with your life. Some are good, but most are not that helpful, especially if you’re looking for something specifically geared toward creative …

Creativity

Fun web-based drum machine

The HTML 5 Drum Machine is simple enough not to need instructions. You can record and download your patterns, too.