Chindōgu and Creativity

Lately, I’ve been raving on about the creative power of combination. Earlier this week I stumbled upon a fantastic Japanse ‘art’ called Chindōgu. Chindōgu is a process of invention which solves problems, however in doing so, creates a bigger problem than that which you set out to fix. Often, Chindōgu uses the combination of two completely disparate elements… Continue reading

7 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

Often, articles on ‘creative thinking’ come up with wishy-washy or obscure ways to think creatively. 99u recently posted an excellent article on different ways to think creatively. They are concrete, scientifically-backed and applicable to a number of creative tasks. I don’t want to steal 99u’s thunder, so here’s a basic outline: Restrict yourself Re-conceptualise the… Continue reading