By Heidi Cohen Every writer has days when he or she sits down to write and the words just don’t flow. You write one sentence and check how many words you added in the hope it will miraculously be sufficient. The problem writers have is when their hearts aren’t in the writing, it shows. (Here’s…

Sourced from jemebuyan.com Would it shock you if I told you that we’re ignoring our greatest creative resource every single day–even stifling it? What would you think if I told you that creative resource had nothing to do with what you do every day of your life? For the sake of this article, let’s define…

By Sophie Katsali When was the last time you saw a queue outside of what you would call a fairly ‘ordinary’ restaurant? Or an ‘exclusive’ concert? Perhaps a pop-up that gives away gluten-free bread outside of a tube station? Quite recently, I suppose. People love queues, don’t they? That uncomfortable feeling of standing on your…

By Anne-Celine Jaeger Where do great ideas come from? We asked artists, designers and writers, including Marina Abramović, Richard Quinn and Ben Okri, what gets their minds whirring Judith Kerr, children’s author and illustrator I’m not sure I’d call it creativity. It feels like getting on with the job. It feels like something you’ve got…

By Co.Design and The Creative Independent Ten pros share their tricks for staying engaged with your work. Burnout can strike at unexpected moments, regardless of whether you’re your own boss or work with a team. We’re living in an era when round-the-clock communication is simply a fact of life, and the always-on culture of many…

By Emily Shwake Stop telling yourself you’re not creative, and start telling yourself you’re the next Picasso. 1.Try working from a café, because a little noise will actually do your imagination good. buzzfeed.com Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Pin The writer in a café is a classic stereotype, but for good reason. Several studies…

By Kyle O’Brien Geico has been trying to grab people’s attention online with its pre-roll ads, and it continues to do so with its latest, ‘Interrupt-a-palooza’ campaign that interrupts and then interrupts again. The first Geico pre-roll campaign, ‘Unskippable,’ won plenty of accolades for its freeze-frame live action silliness and ability to entertain, where many…