Creative Space

5 Reasons Why Creatives Need Alone Time to Succeed

April 4th, 2016 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Features

Creative work isn’t always the most social work – good news for all the introverted creatives out there. Extroverts, on the other hand, may find the creative life isolating and lonely at times. The good news? Whether solitude is your friend or foe, it can grant you the quiet necessary to dive deep into the […]

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7 Essential Productivity Apps for Freelancers

March 29th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Creative Space, Features, Productivity, Useful Resources

  As a freelancer, it’s fantastic to be your own boss — but, as you may have heard — with great power comes great responsibility.  Not only are you creating work for clients, you’re also balancing your own books and other responsibilities. In today’s day and age, there’s an app for everything. 99u curated an […]

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10 Strategies to Spark Creative Thinking

March 17th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Creative Space, Features, Productivity

  Brilliant ideas don’t just fall from the sky. In his new book, How to Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking, John Ingledew shares 53 strategies to help readers on their next big breakthrough. Here are ten of his best, as curated in a recent article at Co.Design:   1. Ask: “How can I […]

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3 Habits That Will Keep Your Ideas Fresh

February 25th, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Creative Space, Design, Features

  Believe it or not, “aha” moments are fairly rare – even for the most talented creatives. The good news? You don’t need to be a creative genius to come up with winning ideas – in fact, anyone can become an idea machine. “The fact is, almost all of the research [on creativity] shows that […]

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5 Resume Tips for Creatives

February 22nd, 2016 | by Joanna McCoy | published in Career Growth, Creative Space, Design

The work experience of a creative can be hard to document on a single sheet of paper. You’ve probably created multiple projects outside of your 9-5 job and don’t know how to, or if you should document those on your resume. It’s a tough line to walk because you not only want to show how much […]

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3D Animation Short Brings Planet Pluto Back to Life

August 3rd, 2015 | by Carly Kinnan | published in Creative Space, Features

  Recently, three students pushed the boundaries of reality and designed a 3D short entitled Stellar Moves. Two months later, the short became a potential reality.  The students preceded NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft images, proving that Pluto is not just a stagnant, frozen ball. Yes, NASA’s analysis is more complex, official, and still under a […]

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Can Design Change The World?

July 24th, 2015 | by Carly Kinnan | published in Creative Space, Design, Features

  You can’t go through your day without coming into contact with design. Design is the bed you sleep in, the chair you eat lunch in, the computer you type on, the webpages you browse, the clothes you wear, the car you drive… well, you get the picture. None of those things and more would […]

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Check Out This Search Engine Made Just For Designers

July 17th, 2015 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Design

Excerpt by Jackie Dove at The Next Web: Crayon, a design search engine aimed at discovering image concepts for marketing campaigns, today launched its new mobile platform, following a two-month beta period. The Crayon platform currently hosts some 13.7 million marketing designs, with 500,000 added each day. All the designs are chosen, filtered and ranked programmatically by crawling the Web […]

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11 Mistakes Candidates Make in Job Interviews

July 2nd, 2015 | by admin | published in Career Growth, Creative Space

Excerpt by Linda Citroen for LinkedIn: With all the training, coaching, and resources available for job seekers, hiring managers remain astounded by the missteps candidates make in interviews. When interviewing for a job or promotion, your goal as the candidate is to highlight your offer as a benefit for the company, show a direct correlation between […]

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What Makes An Iconic Bottle?

June 5th, 2015 | by admin | published in Creative Space, Design

Excerpt from The Drum: So distinctive it can be recognised in the dark or lying broken on the ground. That was the brief that led to the creation of the iconic contour Coke bottle, and few would argue that it fails to fulfill its remit. But what other bottles could you identify, emptied of their contents […]

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