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Action Method Introduces Super Minimal Notebooks for Creatives

Several years ago, we shared the Action Method organizational notebooks and they’re back with super minimal versions that are perfect for any …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your priorities …

Creativity

Study Has Proven Everyday Creativity Boosts Happiness

The 4 Daily Mistakes Killing Your Creativity

Generating the quality content needed to be heard above the roar requires getting it right, every day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It has long been said in the online business space that “content is king,” But you don’t want your message to be just another king, do …

Creativity

How You Record Ideas May Impact Creativity

Software for creatives must cultivate space for musing, writes Morpholio co-creator Anna Kenoff.<p>A tech VC recently asked me, “Do you even use your iPad anymore? I think they are over.” To which, I replied–perhaps a bit too loudly–“Yes!” There is nothing over when it comes to the potential of touch. …

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

Behavioral Sciences

Why You Need Creative Briefs

My first reaction to receiving a creative brief was unpleasant to say the least. It was like putting on a really thick goat hair sweater. I felt …

The Science Behind Creativity?

Steve Jobs is widely regarded as one of the most creative business owners in American history. Not only was he one of the “founding fathers” of the …

6 things science tells us about travel and creativity

ERNEST HEMINGWAY WAS A LIFELONG TRAVELER. He famously loved hunting, boozing and bullfights in Spain, France, and Africa, and he spent much of his …

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

Note-Taking

Reconnecting to Our Innate Creativity

I believe, wholeheartedly, that each of us is creative. It’s our birthright. It’s simply what we do.<p>We walk. We talk. We breathe. We journal. We …

Creativity

Curiosity Is as Important as Intelligence

There seems to be wide support for the idea that we are living in an “age of complexity”, which implies that the world has never been more intricate. This idea is based on the rapid pace of technological changes, and the vast amount of information that we are generating (the two are related). Yet …

The Only 6 Content Marketing Tips You Need for 2015

Content continues to be one of the most important aspects of online marketing; however, methods are rapidly changing. In 2015, successful businesses will be the ones that understand this dynamic shift and develop a strategy that accounts for new changes.<p><b>More Valuable Than Ever Before</b> <b></b><p>Content …

11 best web development blogs to read!

<i>This article is brought to you by Usersnap – a visual feedback & bug tracking tool, used by software companies like Facebook, Google, and …

Web Design

How An Organized Workflow Can Help You Be A More Creative Editor

Workflow

Building Anticipation for Worship

The enemy of creativity is getting caught in the cycle of doing the same thing over and over. Every creative person I’ve ever been around is …

My Life’s Work

Long before the finished product projects onto the big screen, a cadre of creatives across an array of artistic disciplines are involved in every …

A Simple Web App That Makes Designing Your Own Font A Cinch

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the next Helvetica? Prove it with this app.<p>Designing a typeface is an equal mixture of art and science. But what if you take the art out of the equation, and just leave the (computer) science? Metaflop is a new online playground for font creation that lets …

Why Community Management Is Different From Social Media Marketing

It’s only been a few years since the majority of people were questioning whether leveraging social media channels as a platform for consumer-brand interactions was a viable strategy, and now most businesses in the country have some discernable social media presence. Not all of these businesses are …

The Ingredients Of A Creative Teacher

<b>The Ingredients Of A Creative Teacher</b><p>by <b>Melissa Goodwin</b>, creativist.io<p>There is a lot of talk about creativity these days.<p>Creativity drives innovation, …

17 New Free Fonts For Designers | Fonts

Fresh <b>free fonts</b> for professional graphic designers. Fonts are perfect for Headlines, Headings and print design. Free download all fonts which are …

Best Design Websites: Top 10 Sites for Designer

This award-winning web design by Work & Co brings the unique educational experience of Aesop's brick and mortar stores to a beautiful online …

Top 10

45 Free Retro and Vintage Fonts

The vintage and retro inspired style is popular for web design as well as for other types of graphic design. Font choices are important if you’re …

Elegant Vintage-Inspired Packaging and Logos

Good South, a North-Carolina-based husband-and-wife design team, has a knack for producing delightful vintage-themed packaging and logo designs. …

How The Internet Of Things Can Enhance Human Relationships

<i>A white-coated primary care physician walks into an exam room and greets a waiting patient, who promptly lists his symptoms. The doctor listens attentively and maintains eye contact while the Google Glass device she is wearing records the patient’s words. As the patient speaks, the doctor can also</i> …

Three Ergonomic Desk Additions

It’s no secret that prolonged periods of sitting isn’t good for one’s health. Hammering away at a keyboard for hours on end is a new phenomenon in the scope of human evolution, and research shows our bodies aren’t made for the sedentary life. Heightened cardiovascular disease and colon cancer top …

Instagram videos will now loop over and over (and over)

Instagram's latest update to its iPhone app on Wednesday has a small but very important distinction: Now, videos in your feed will endlessly loop …

Social Media

Monitor review: Aputure V-Screen 2

YouTube

A Beautiful, All-In-One Project Management App For Creative Studios

Team, a beautiful new time- and project-management tool, aims to help small creative studios get competitive with real-time analytics.<p>Designers, writers, photographers, and other creatives famously hate having to spend time on the administrative, business-y side of their work. Keeping track of …