How Designers Can Be More Creative in 2015
Whether it’s for your own projects or clients, being a successful designer can be a tough job. It isn’t easy to create a successful product, but there are plenty of ideas out there that can help designers keep their creativity flowing and find their inspiration. Here are seven ways designers can be more creative in 2015:
1. Source of Inspiration
As a creator, it is crucial to find your source of inspiration. There are various websites run by designers you can follow to get your own dose of inspiration. You can also find inspiration through nature, people, music, or whatever you wish. Check out this article for more ideas.
2. Read Books/Blogs On Creativity
There are many eBooks and blogs dedicated to giving designers ideas on how to boost their creativity. These books and blogs will help you find ideas when you’re not feeling motivated or inspired.
3. Design New Freebies
Another idea could be to design new freebies including fonts, PSD files, design templates, UI kits, flyer templates, and more. Check out these examples of freebies you can refer to if you are feeling stuck.
4. Start your blog
Reading blogs can be helpful, but creating a blog can be even more resourceful when it comes to finding your inspiration. If you have a blog already, give it a makeover. Having your own blog will help motivate you to come up with more creative ideas.
5. Take Care of Yourself
In this fast-paced atmosphere, it can be tough to find time to focus on yourself– but it is important. Taking care of your health will keep your environment free of all sorts of distractions in the workplace.
6. Manage Time Effectively
Managing time effectively will give you ample time to try other things. Having free time can help you try your hand at something new, do some research, write or read more, or boost your creativity. For more on the topic check out this article.
7. Simply Create
If you are can’t come up with anything new, don’t stress about it — just create. It will be difficult in the beginning, but you will slowly find the creative ideas start to pop out.
Hopefully these ideas will help, and if you need another resource, take a look at this article here. Good luck! Do you have any tips for fellow designers trying to foster their creativity? Feel free to comment below!