Similarities

Great set of design accidents, homages, inspirations and appropriations. The pairs of images in this "Similarities" set are similar visually in one way or
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An Easy Way to Increase Creativity

Interesting. For me, sometimes a familiar place is conducive to creativity (my office, library, favorite coffee shop or wine bar) -- but I also like to go
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Conversation with Michael B. Johnson of Pixar (Part 1)

Peter Merholz: "At UX Week 2008, our Day 4 keynoter is Dr. Michael B. Johnson, who runs the Moving Pictures Group at Pixar. He\'s been gracious enough
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Saving the Spark: Developing Creative Ideas

"Ideas. They\'re at the heart of every creative process. However, almost no really good ideas are flashes of inspiration. They may start that wayâ€
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Conversations With Thought Leaders: Jim Coudal Reinvents the Business Model

"Coudal Partners started as a traditional ad agency. Then Jim and Co. morphed it into something else: a multidisciplinary design consultancy that does ever
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How to Unleash Your Creativity

"In a discussion with Scientific American Mind executive editor Mariette DiChristina, three noted experts on creativity, each with a very different perspec
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10 Tips for Managing a Creative Environment

"I pulled together a slidecast, with audio, of '10 Tips for Managing a Creative Environment.' Bryan Mason and I gave this talk at SXSW 2008 Interactive. I\
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99 Flickr Groups for Design Inspiration

"Web designers and graphic designers are always looking for new sources of design inspiration. Of course, many of us turn to CSS galleries, and there are e
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16 Ways to Keep A Razor- Sharp Focus at Work

"Focus is something of a novelty these days. We\'ve got cellphones for texting and calls, IM, Twitter, Email, RSS feeds, Facebook, Myspace… the
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Seed Conference | Chicago | 6 June 2008

"A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE on DESIGN, ENTREPRENEURSHIP and INSPIRATION: Learn about taking control of your own work by seeking out methods to inspire new thinki
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