Foraging for Creativity

Edec1d92a12c318ecfe087532c84be24?s=47 Tin Kadoic
February 15, 2014

Foraging for Creativity

What ingredients for creativity can be found in the wild? How do other professionals analyse and approach the topic of creativity?

What recommendations from the world’s best chef can be useful for a UX designer?

Presentation based on my article "Foraging for Creativity".
https://medium.com/about-creativity/9a17aad484d5

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Tin Kadoic

February 15, 2014
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  1. WIAD @Kino Europa, Zagreb February 15th 2014 Foraging for Creativity

    What recommendations from the world’s best chef can be useful for a UX designer?
  2. #wiadhr @tinkadoic IxD 10+ years School of Design 4+ years

    ! — Tin Kadoić
  3. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  4. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  5. History

  6. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Art was "the making of things, according to

    rules." It contained no creativity. Ancient Greece and Rome Medieval Renaissance
  7. Ancient Greece and Rome Laocoön and His Sons, Vatican

  8. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creatio is God's act of creatio ex nihilo

    — creation from nothing. Ancient Greece and Rome Renaissance Medieval
  9. Medieval La Sainte-Chapelle, Paris

  10. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creativity comes directly from the self. Ancient Greece

    and Rome Medieval Renaissance
  11. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Renaissance

  12. #wiadhr @tinkadoic C = ƒa(KIE) Knowledge Imagination Evaluation Ruth Noller

  13. creative mind. We’re not particulary strong or fast but we

    have the ability to have a
  14. Creativity vs Innovation

  15. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Innovation 1. identifying problems, needs, or opportunities 2.

    generating ideas to address selected problems, needs, or opportunities 3. moving the best ideas to completion 4. generating value from those ideas. Creativity Creativity is the ability to make connections that result in ideas.
  16. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creativity is a skill and innovation is a

    process. ! ― Jim Link
  17. UX vs IA

  18. #wiadhr @tinkadoic UX Designer vs IA So to some, a

    user experience designer differs from an IA in that the practitioner has an added focus on a creatively lead brand experience as opposed to an approach based solely on solid usability principles and the organisation of information.
  19. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  20. René Redzepi

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  22. #wiadhr @tinkadoic

  23. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Inspiration Motivation Creativity

  24. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creativity is the ability to store the special

    moments, big or small, that occur throughout your life, then being able to see how they connect to the moment you’re in.
  25. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Foraging

  26. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  27. 1 COURAGE

  28. None
  29. #wiadhr @tinkadoic While conformity is necessary for evolution, I would

    suggest it's not sufficient, that it also requires creativity. ! ― Gerard Puccio
  30. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:#sleepbot

  31. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:#lunchbox

  32. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:#paper

  33. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:#letterpress

  34. 2 LIMITATIONS

  35. #wiadhr @tinkadoic I think creativity thrives off constraints. When I

    have limitations, it does make it much better. ! ― Jessica Walsh
  36. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:

  37. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:

  38. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:

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  40. 3 TEAM WORK

  41. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Alone we can do so little; together we

    can do so much. ! ― Helen Keller
  42. Source:

  43. 4 RHYTHM

  44. #wiadhr @tinkadoic To keep on going, you have to keep

    up the rhythm. ! ― Haruki Murakami
  45. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source: Foursquare

  46. 5 FUN

  47. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creativity is intelligence having fun. ! — Albert

    Einstein
  48. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source: #making

  49. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source: #timehop

  50. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source:

  51. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source: #basecamp

  52. 6 GUTS

  53. #wiadhr @tinkadoic The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. !

    — Sylvia Plath
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  55. 7 HARD WORK

  56. #wiadhr @tinkadoic If you want to have good ideas you

    must have many ideas. ! — Linus Pauling
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  58. 8 POSITIVE

  59. #wiadhr @tinkadoic …In fact, there seems to be a pattern

    in our creative momentum. We only really progress when we’re in a positive state of mind… ! — Rene Redzepi
  60. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Source: #frontback #vine vs #mailbox #runkeeper VS Negative

    Positive
  61. 9 SIDE PROJECTS

  62. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Believe in side projects. Tattly was a side

    project; swissmiss was a side project; CreativeMornings was a side project; TeuxDeux was a side project. ! ― Tina Roth Eisenberg
  63. #wiadhr @tinkadoic

  64. #wiadhr @tinkadoic The best way to complain is to do

    something. ! ― LCD Soundsystem
  65. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  66. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 1. Sketching

  67. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 1. Sketching is an expression of thinking and

    problem-solving. 2. It’s a form of visual communication, and, as in all languages, some ways of communicating are clearer than others. 3. Sketching is a skill: the more you do it, the better you’ll get at it. Sketching ≠ Drawing
  68. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Ferran Adrià

  69. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 2. Thinking underwater

  70. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 3. Sparking

  71. Matea Bronić

  72. 3. Sparking F-I Website, Look&Feel

  73. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creativity, of course, doesn’t exist in a vacuum.

    It requires inspiration and research to effectively harness your imagination. Sparking Creativity
  74. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 4. Instant Feedback

  75. Bret Victor

  76. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Creators need an immediate connection to what they

    create. ! ― Bret Victor
  77. #wiadhr @tinkadoic THE LAKE. THE NIGHT. THE CRICKETS. THE RAVINE.

    THE ATTIC. THE BASEMENT. THE TRAPDOOR. THE BABY. THE CROWD. THE NIGHT TRAIN. THE FOG HORN. THE SCYTHE. THE CARNIVAL. THE CAROUSEL. THE DWARF. THE MIRROR MAZE. THE SKELETON. 5. Lists
  78. #wiadhr @tinkadoic These lists were the provocations, finally, that caused

    my better stuff to surface. ! ― Ray Bradbury
  79. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 6. Resources

  80. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Works That Work Works That Work is an

    international magazine for the curious mind, intending to surprise its readers with a rich mix of diverse subjects connected by the theme of unexpected creativity that improved our lives. Works That Work — Magazine of Unexpected Creativity
  81. #wiadhr @tinkadoic An online magazine for the creative community published

    weekly by 4ormat. Explore Create Repeat
  82. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Why do people create? Where does that desire

    to create come from? How do internal and external forces influence creativity? Is it possible to be satisfied creatively? The Great Discontent
  83. #wiadhr @tinkadoic Everything else The world is amazing.

  84. #wiadhr @tinkadoic 1. Sketching 2. Thinking (underwater) 3. Sparking 4.

    Instant Feedback 5. Lists 6. Resources
  85. Contents 1. Introduction 2. In Progress 3. Methods 4. Tools

    5. Conclusion
  86. #wiadhr @tinkadoic We were born to be creative. We don't

    have to wait for our creativity to magically appear.
  87. Thanks. @tinkadoic