National Bulletin: Creating When You Feel Blocked

Natioanl-Creative

This summer I am determined to find my way back into my studio.  I have been trying for months, but life keeps happening and I forget where that creative haven is located.  This week I have a new plan, a shut in! Sounds crazy, but this week I plan to sit in my studio for 60 mins each day until something happens. I know I am not they only creative person who suffers from this, so I looked for help.  Check out some of the articles I found on the AIGA blog.

WHY YOU CAN’T BRAINSTORM CREATIVE IDEAS

Article by Andrew Tate
Brainstorming is de rigueur in almost every professional environment, but often it doesn’t work. Here’s why it never works, and how to make it work for your team.

WHAT IS “DESIGN FIXATION” AND HOW CAN YOU STOP IT?

Article by Shaunacy Ferro
Sometimes, your first idea is not your best one. But you might fixate on it. Here’s how some designers get around this common affliction.

12 CREATIVITY TIPS FROM DESIGN BUSINESS INSIDERS

Article by AIGA and The Creative Group
As part of AIGA’s ongoing partnership with leading creative staffing agency The Creative Group on the Creative Team of the Future program, we’re excited to share the results of our annual investigation into what sets the country’s most innovative companies apart.

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