Creativity

3 Ways Coffee Boosts Creativity and Makes You a Better Writer

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Van Pelt. He is currently working on the ultimate guide to coffee shops and undiscovered roasters in …

Coffee

Three Ways To Improve Your Creative Thinking

Discussing the importance of pausing and taking the time to dream, Bill McDermott, CEO of high-tech company SAP, once said in an interview, “Most people today are so driven by the short term and the pressures of the day-to-day that they never take the time to put their feet up on the desk and look …

Education

Jonathan Toews looks to add more creativity to his game

Blackhawks team captain Jonathan Toews is using NHL summer league to improve on his skill and creativity.

Ice Hockey

Homemade Simple Shampoo

Whole Beauty (<i>Artisan Books, 2018), by Shiva Rose, is a beginning guide for readers to learn natural recipes and daily rituals for beauty practices.</i> …

Homemade

There’s A Debate Brewing: Does Coffee Help Or Hinder Creativity?

• As someone who works with a lot of self-described creatives, my experience is that the most common barriers to people creating are initiative, …

Coffee

6 Nigerian Creatives Fueling Afromodernism

Meet the new wave of talent proving Lagos is the coolest place on earth.<p>In April, Naomi Campbell, Skepta, Tinie Tempah, and many of fashion’s top …

Mockups

Brock Davis named chief creative officer Martin Williams - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Patrick Rehkamp <br>– Data Reporter, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Jul 19, 2018, 11:04am CDT<p>Brock Davis is back with Martin Williams …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Why Your Mind Likes to Ask Lazy Questions

Hint: you are solving the wrong problem<p>“The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a creative mind to spot wrong questions.”<p>— Sir …

Psychology

The Strange Scientific Connection Between Coffee Shops And Creativity

Researchers have found that the level of noise that matches the bustle of a coffeeshop–around 70 decibels–spurs more creative performance than the …

Coffee Shops

Why Creative People Need Stress in their Lives

Confusion & Fear, 2016.<br>Emily Smith<br>Paradigm Gallery + StudioStress is like ugliness: a concept upon which we all rely, but that we rarely trouble …

Business Administration

Understanding the Importance of Creativity in B2B Marketing and Ways to Infuse It

A critical element that is still missing in B2B marketers’ approach is creativity. They are known for staying the course and following ‘in-the-box’ …

Marketing

Ads We Like: Cazar DDB sketches in ideas from Shutterstock photos to spark and ‘rescue’ creativity

Creatives and media alike utilize the stock photography from Shutterstock on a daily basis to highlight and enhance their work, but a new print …

Dominican Republic

Creative Juice: How to Squeeze the Best Results Out of Your Resistant Brain

Marketers have no choice but to become more and more ‘creative’ in this demanding world of ‘never-been-done-before’. But what if our brains are …

The Brain

Coffee creativity: 21 fun examples of foam latte art

It takes talent, skill and a steady hand to create works of art with just coffee, milk and a cup.<p>Check out these 21 examples of fancy foam latte art …

Coffee

How Brands and Artists Can Find the Perfect Collaborative Harmony

Art and brands: Two worlds forever divided by different values and priorities, or natural collaborators with huge potential for mutual enrichment?<p>I …

Digital Marketing

How to Create a Globally-Minded Creative Team

To successfully reach an audience on a global scale, you need to consider global perspectives.<p>People around the world have a lot in common. We all …

Human Resources

New Inspirational Online Series Unpacks the Journey of Creatives of Color

Creatives looking for some inspiration? This show may be for you. Corey Emanuel Omnimedia recently launched its first online docu-portrait series,</i> …

Work-life Balance

Residential Design Inspiration: Artist's Studio - Studio MM Architect

We are working on a very unique and exciting project at the moment for which the word “creative” is absolutely the main inspiration. Our clients, one …

Hamptons

Anyone Can Innovate Like Walt Disney by Following His Simple Process

Creativity is the key to innovation. Here's how to protect and foster yours.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever found yourself uttering these words: "You know, I've always wanted to ..."<p>Or, "The thing I <i>really</i> want to do is ..."<p>Those words are the …

Business Strategy

How to Stop Relying on a ‘Creative Genius’ and Instead Populate a Range of Fresh Ideas

What sets a company with visionary ideas apart from one with uninspiring ones? Why does one marketing campaign gain traction while others …

Digital Marketing

Lessons in fearless creativity from composer Max Richter

In the latest episode of Creative Conversation, Richter explains how he’s pushing his creativity to unfamiliar places–and why you should too.<p>Listen to the latest episode of <i>Fast Company</i>‘s podcast <i>Creative Conversation</i> featuring composer Max Richter here.<p>Max Richter’s work has colored everything from …

Black Mirror

MATT & NAT Is Hiring A Sales Coordinator In New York, NY

At MATT & NAT, we live by a simple motto, “Live beautifully”. Living beautifully means appreciating the humanity, creativity and positivity found in …

Customer Service

Creator meets creator: Dreams and Concrete Genie’s developers on how to unleash player creativity

At the heart of both Media Molecule’s Dreams and Concrete Genie by Pixelopus is a creative freedom unleashed through artistic expression.In …

Los Angeles

US Creative Works: featuring Gallegos United, Walrus, WorkInProgress and more

Welcome to The Drum's US Creative Works, supported by Workfront. Dedicated to showing the best creative work in North and South America, we give our …

Creativity

Artificial Intelligence isn’t going to steal a creative’s job. A creative who understands how to apply AI will.

I spent the last three years buried inside a next generation advertising agency learning everything I could about data and creativity. I learned how …

Artificial Intelligence

Wear your Lions with pride: creativity has come home

By the time you read this, football might have come home. If it has, bloody brilliant – if you're an England<br>fan, you'll now be high on nationalistic …

Advertising (UK)

16 Creative DIY Wind Turbines You Can Save Your Electricity Bill

DIY projects are fun and a means to exercise your creativity. When dealing with electricity, it is imperative that you exercise caution.<p>Yes, …

Wind Power

Creative Crushin': Katrina McHugh, the Designer Who Will Change the Way You Look at Pop Songs

What happens when you combine a love of music with a keen design eye, love of infographics, and visual sense of humor? One of my favorite art series on the internet, that’s what. Katrina McHugh’s 100 Days of Lyrical Natural Sciences is a collection of visuals I’ve been following since she kicked it …

Santa Barbara

Children at risk of losing creative streaks without free play, expert claims

Opportunities for children to indulge their creativity are dwindling as a result of a lack of imaginative playtime, a leading social scientist has …

Social Research

6 unconventional ways communicators can fuel creativity

Your brain is three pounds’ worth of imagination fuel, but sometimes the tank goes dry.<p>If you write, it’s an epic, daily struggle to keep pumping out …

Public Relations