Creativity

Your constantly-updated definition of Creativity and collection of topical content and literature

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Literature on Creativity

Here’s the entire UX literature on Creativity by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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7 Tips to Improve Your UX Design Practice

7 Tips to Improve Your UX Design Practice

Hey! But my UX design practice is perfect! Thankfully, we don’t hear that very much but the truth is – the longer we’re in a job, the better we consider ourselves to be at that job. Sometimes, it’s worth remembering that even the best professionals still have learning to be done. It’s also worth remembering that the longer we do things, the easi...

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  • 2 months ago
Ideation for Design  - Preparing for the Design Race

Ideation for Design - Preparing for the Design Race

Ideation is easy to define. It’s the process by which you generate, develop and then communicate new ideas. Ideas can take many forms such as verbal, visual, concrete or abstract. The principle is simple to create a process by which you can innovate, develop and actualize new products. Ideation is critical to both UX designers and learning exper...

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  • 3 weeks ago
10 Simple Ideas to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

10 Simple Ideas to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Writers deal with writer’s block and designer’s often find that they get stuck for ideas too. There’s no shame in it but learning to smash through the block is a necessary professional skill. Time waits for no-one and when there’s a deadline looming… you’ve got to pull something out of the bag. There are better techniques for getting creative t...

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  • 2 weeks ago
The basic principles of effectuation –How to use what you already have to become more innovative

The basic principles of effectuation –How to use what you already have to become more innovative

In your role as a designer, coming up with creative and innovative designs and ideas that should have a positive impact on both users and business is part of the job description, whether you are employed, a student or an entrepreneur. Sometimes, though, devising the next great idea can be a challenge, especially when a client’s requirements for ...

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  • 7 months ago
The IKEA effect and Convivial Tools – Leveraging our human need for creativity

The IKEA effect and Convivial Tools – Leveraging our human need for creativity

Let’s examine some concepts that involve our users’ worlds. Both concepts inhabit the same scale; understanding them, you’ll be able to appreciate your users far better.AssemblingIKEA is a heavyweight multinational that needs little introduction. Founded in 1943 in Sweden, by early 2008 it had become the world’s largest furniture retailer. IKEA’...

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  • 2 years ago