Whether you decide to work from home, as a freelancer or even as a part of some creative team, your achievement as a Logo Designer centers upon one thing and that is, your creativity. In order to maintain the ideas to be new, prompt and continuing, you must take care of your inspiration levels. When you feel the pressure of work, it can get very difficult to stay motivated, but with control, time and concentration towards your work, you can help avert your motivation from drying up.Continue
As creatives, we rely heavily on inspiration. There are so many sources for inspiration, and sifting through them all can be a daunting, time consuming task. While inspiration definitely shouldn’t be downplayed, we can miss the mark easily by thinking that immersing ourself in the creative work of others will simply saturate our minds with creative ideas.
It’s important to consider that true creativity, at its source, comes from within. Whether it is influenced by other creative work is irrelevant to the creative quality of the work.Continue
Being in the creative field is often times a challenge. For designers, developers, copywriters, photographers and anything in-between. If you are just starting out in the creative field, or maybe you’re mid-career and you are not sure where your career will go OR maybe, you have a huge decision to make on what type of job you should take next in your field. This article is here for you.
Sharing institutional knowledge can be a huge pitfall for many organizations. It’s easy enough to slap up a project management tool and start collaborating on the enterprise level, but if you need to make sure that different people in your organization have access to the knowledge that keeps your organization rolling along, arranging for some sort of sharing mechanism can be difficult.Continue
Gone are the days when creative work was always done by teams operating from the same location at the same time. Yet there’s a great deal of creative collaboration that still relies on our being able to “workshop” concepts together, using whatever means possible, in real time.
What does remote work mean for creative collaboration?Continue
Rocketship Education, a network of K-5 charter schools, announces today that it has received over $3 million so far this year in philanthropic investments from Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. The funds will be used to help further develop the technology that supports the Rocketship Hybrid School Model.Continue
Recommended by elsterama on April 12, 2011 via UX Booth
UX researchers are exposed to a broad cross-section of people and personalities, especially when it comes to conducting user tests. Frequently, the people we encounter are willing, helpful participants to the research process — but what happens when respondents aren’t so willing or helpful? Although it’s far from ideal, it’s inevitable: some research participants are difficult to work with.
In this series — covering the absolute basics of user personality types — we’ll begin by introducing some of the more problematic personalities. In part two, we’ll look at a number of strategies to help turn the tables in our favor.Continue
TeachStreet, the online community that helps lifelong learners find teachers and classes on almost any subject, is joining the "deals" space today, launching a new feature with both an online and (for now) a local Seattle deal.Continue
Getting stuck in a writers block/designers block at some point is actually quite common. Just like with everything else, we can get sick and tired of things or feel uninspired. In this article we'll be having a look at some tips on how to make this "state of mind" pass as quickly as we can, and how to overcome our dry spell of non-creativity.Continue