There are many creative professionals out there like designers, actors or singers. As a starter, you will have your moments when you feel glassy-eyed and uninspired. You wait for inspiration to hit you, hopeful that your big break will come one day. Maybe you have even tried undergoing internships to find a mentor. If you are lucky, you would find a role-model always full of brilliant ideas. In less fortunate cases, you might find others like you, waiting for divine inspiration to strike.
Actors can mimic others perfectly without much effort to build interpretations of their own characters. Singers can do the same to achieve beautiful music without effort to find their own voice. Likewise, designers can mimic all they want without finding their own soul.
Here is the mind-blowing secret. Design inspiration is all in yourself. Deep down in your subconscious and imagination lies a pool of untapped knowledge stored away, just waiting to be used. Researchers argue that humans use less than 1-10% of their brain capacity daily. Think of all that potential left untapped!
Everyone in the creative industry seeks design inspiration to boost creativity. It is not that elusive, really. You just have to try. Here are five ways to get your inspiration flowing:
#1 Dare to Imagine
Imagination is a powerful tool that challenges reality. Your skills as a creative person and your creative output will be limited only by your imagination. You can only be as good as how much you believe you can be. And you will only achieve the abilities of what you deem is best for yourself.
– Keep your options open for new ideas to sink in.
– Stay updated with the latest trends to know who and what is the best in your field. Model yourself and …Read more