Creativity

'Creatives are suspicious of rules' Steve Henry on what it takes to be a great creative

What Does It Take To Be A Great Creative? - a thought that every professional entering a creative department will probably ask themselves at some …

How to Manifest Your Creative Drive

Dear friend,<p>Where do you get your creative drive from? And why be creative?<p>1. Why be creative?<p>First question: <i>why</i> be creative? In terms of… why as …

Eric Kim

Boris Johnson calls for creativity in Brexit talks

LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday urged "friends and partners" in Brussels to advance Brexit talks to focus on their …

Forex

The Creativity of Sequels

<i>George Chrysostomou on creativity in sequels…</i><p>It has to be said, adaptations, sequels and soft reboots are dominating the box office year in and out …

Movies

Designing in This Color Palette Can Boost Your Creativity and Make You More Calm

"White is unimposing. It's a blank slate, literally, so it doesn't push anything on you," says author Adam Alter.<p>Why We Need White<p>"We find this …

Home Decorating

2017 Andalucia Valderrama Masters: Garcia creativity

Golf Central<p>Gallagher: 'Garcia shows great creativity' in win<p>Todd Lewis and Jim Gallagher Jr discuss Sergio Garcia's impressive creativity throughout …

Golf

We are born geniuses and then the school system “kills” our creativity

It is world known that NASA has number one space program and recently, her best crew, got in contact with Bet Jarman and Dr. George Land to crop up a …

When Your Imagination Goes Haywire

Our imaginations are rich and inventive. They see endless possibilities and open doors. They’re amazing at coming up with countless ideas. They’re …

Thinking Like A Beginner Can Make You More Productive. 4 Brain Hacks Make it Possible

Train your brain to work in new ways with these four easy habits.<p>Every time you do something--anything--you're training your brain.<p>Every action you take, thought you think or experience you have contributes to building neural pathways in your brain. That's why, if we do something for long enough, …

Tap that inner artist, and you may be surprised by your creativity with ‘New Pixels’

If there’s one thing that you can learn from New Pixels, it’s that you don’t always have to think outside the box to make cool art. New Pixels presents you with a grid — the size can be of your choosing — a handful of patterns and colors. Tapping on a color and pattern, then a grid square, fills in …

We're Still Celebrating Nigerian Artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby Receiving A MacArthur 'Genius' Grant

Nigerian visual artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby, was recently one of 24 recipients selected to receive a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, also known …

Women of Color

If you're 'bored of diversity' in the creative industries, you're bored of what fuels brilliant work

The piece sparked a subsequent backlash led by the likes of Ford’s chief, Musa Tariq and Jonathan Mildenhall, formerly of Airbnb.<p>Following a superb …

Public Relations

Creative Prompter Makes Absurd Quotes That Serve As Inspiration For Projects

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Left screenshot via Give Me Human Truth, right image by Thorbjørn & Christine via Ads of the World<br>Sometimes, a shot of …

Inspiration

Diversity isn’t boring: drag artist Isobar creative Gigi Giubilee on why subverting norms is essential for creativity

The philosophy of drag can stop creative businesses slide into creating ‘norms’ in its creative teams, according to Gigi Giubilee, creative at Isobar …

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Infographic: Adobe Reveals How Creativity In Business Has Changed In 2017

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe logo via Wikimedia Commons, background image via Adobe Blog<br>How have relationships between creative professionals …

Design

Want to become more creative? This may be the ideal place to work

The background noise at the coffee shop could spark creativity and increase focus<p>Working from the comfort of your local coffee shop could be more …

Money

This Common Myth Is Destroying Your Company's Creativity (Here's How to Avoid the Trap)

Despite rumors to the contrary, true accountability actually fosters productivity, engagement, and creativity.<p><i>By Tony Bridwell (</i><i>@BridwellTony</i><i>), Author and Chief People Officer, Ryan LLC, and Jared Jones (@jaredjonesme), Senior Partner at Partners In Leadership</i><p>There's a pervasive myth in the …

Leadership

5 ways to reignite your creative spark – A CR webinar

Being creative within the confines of a commercial organisation can be challenging. Chances are you started your career with the will and space to be …

Design

When content marketing turns smart: tips on how data can help creativity

Marketing automation has given our industry a new way to leverage insights so that we can continually personalize content, making it more relevant …

Digital Marketing

Leonardo da Vinci is overrated

Tyler Cowen asks Is Leonardo da Vinci overrated? and, in a rebuke to Betteridge, proceeds to answer “yes”.He has no work as stunning as …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Creative Director's Choice: Barker's Sandi Harari on American Greetings' emotional take on infertility

Creative Director’s Choice gives creative directors a chance to highlight the current work they think is the best out in the ad world – the ads and …

Advertising

How to Turn Procrastination to Your Advantage

Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most accomplished people the world has ever known. He was not just brilliant, but prolific as well.His most famous …

Procrastination

What Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs Have in Common

“Paper is a really cool technology for the storage of information,” says Walter ­Isaacson, author of the definitive biographies of Steve Jobs, Albert …

Leonardo Da Vinci

This Little Girl Tipped A Street Musician and Was Surprised With 'Ode To Joy'

article<p>http://www.wqxr.org/story/little-girl-tipped-street-musician-surprised-beethoven-ode-to-joy/?utm_source=sharedUrl&utm_medium=metatag&utm_campai …

Redefining Modern Creativity with the Next Generation of Creative Cloud

More people are telling stories than ever before. And at Adobe, we strive to enable that expression by making our creative tools accessible to all at …

Adobe

Why You Should Build Your Organization's Improv Skills, According to Science

Improv might seem like all fun and games, but it's a core skill in business and in life.<p>This week, <i>The New York Times</i> shared a piece on how, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans are getting creative to survive.<p>They've replaced a fallen bridge with a pulley-drawn shopping cart that …

Leadership

When it comes to making good decisions, bad options can help

Think of the worst idea ever for a new business venture, one that is guaranteed to fail. Or try to imagine a truly terrible, good-for-nobody new government policy. Or even, as a class of grade school kids I know recently did, the worst idea for a birthday party. (For the record, some of those …

Getting Creative with Cardboard: The Perfect Mix of Learning and Fun

One of the most important lessons I’ve learned over my 19 years as a parent is to keep it simple and to look for easy ways to tie together learning …

Kids

VML Expands Its Creative Offering by Hiring Its First Managing Director of Global Creative Operations

VML has hired Lauren Lafranz as managing director, global creative operations, a newly created position.<p>In the role, Lafranz will work out of VML’s …

Advertising Industry