Generating Design Ideas

rawpixel-com-196509john-mark-arnold-223717

 

Being a creative and having to constantly generate ideas is difficult. We have to be continually replenished in order to make more. It’s a good job that we are constantly surrounding by amazing and inspiring things in the world. Whether that be in the natural or by things that other people have designed or created.

  • Look on Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. Plenty of designers and branding gurus post their content and material on there.
  • Go for a long walk and let your mind wander. The great outdoors and sights and sounds of nature may be the boost that you need to get your mind thrumming and whirring once again.
  • Talk with other designers and creators and talk about your ideas. The synergy created when you get together with other creatives can help spark ideas, and more ideas, and they can’t help but snowball from there …-> Have creative accountability partners. People who push you in your field, and who can help you with your current skillset.
  • Do things that inspire you; trips to the museum, gallery, roadtrip to a nearby city, retail shopping.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: