My book cover design has just been entered in a competition, which made me think about the whole concept of first impressions… Of course, book covers are different to how people look. The cover of a book is designed specifically to help the reader get an idea of the book’s content and whether or not it is…
Creativity is all about approaching an old idea from a new angle. As Einstein said. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that created them.” What I’ve come to understand over years of dealing with this problem myself, is that the source of how we feel about our bodies, is not actually our…
Like everybody else in this current lockdown situation, I have good days and bad days. Today started as a bad day. Then, as often happens, the universe sent me a blog post that helped a lot. So I thought I would share its message (one which I know but sometimes forget), because it might help someone else.
David and Tom Kelley are the creative minds behind the iconic design company, IDEO. IDEO produced some of the most innovative designs of the digital generation such as the first Apple mouse and the thumbs up/thumbs down button.
Have you always been creative?
I never stopped to think about whether or not I was creative. Until people started saying things to me like “I wish I was creative like you” or “I don’t have a creative bone in my body”. This was usually when they discovered I was a painter.
Creativity used to be seen as the exclusive domain of artists, musicians, inventors and writers. In our contemporary, technology-driven world, that has changed. Creativity is now acknowledged as being a vital skill for succeeding in the 21st century.