Creativity Lessons For Web Designers

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  • Smashing Magazine
  • Smashing Magazine
  • 2013

"Creativity" is a term that often partakes of something mysterious and nearly magical — something that we are blessed with, something like an ambivalent, secret power that one moment strikes us unexpectedly, and then puts us on hold when we desperately try to come up with an idea. But the infamous creative spark isn't as random as we might think.

This book is a collection of creativity lessons that may help you overcome a creative trough. Our Smashing authors provide some general insights into the process of creativity, discuss some interesting aspects, such as why it is important to also have a life outside the Web, and also present useful hands-on tips on how to develop fresh approaches to given problems. In addition, Creativity Lessons For Web Designers also shares some inspiring design projects and what made them unforgettable. As you will see, creativity has nothing to do with magic, but is often just a matter of perspective.

In this Book

  • The Process of Creativity
  • Work, Life and Side Projects
  • "I Draw Pictures All Day"
  • Ignorance is Bliss for a Creative Mind
  • The Big Think—Breaking the Deliverables Habit
  • Changing Perspective—A New Look at Old Problems
  • Collaging—Getting Answers to the Questions You Don't Know to Ask
  • Creating A Lasting Impression

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