Finding Inspiration

Finding InspirationInspiration is the spark that fuels creative work. As a graphic designer and a musician, I know how easy/difficult it can be to find that spark. I don’t see inspiration as an object to be sought out in old books or in dusty corners of the internet. It’s something that needs to be found within, nurtured, and applied to your everyday life. The good thing is that inspiration comes from just about anywhere as long as you keep your mind hungry for it, and allow your experience and taste to guide you.

That being said, here are a few places that really put me in the mood to be inspired. Hint: If you’re looking for ideas for your next album package design, these are some great resources! Read more…

Where Social Meets Creative

Crowdsourcing is a relatively recent phenomenon – a means by which creative projects are performed by networked individuals whose geographic location on the planet is entirely irrelevant. If a contributor can log onto the internet, upload a file, and participate in an online forum, he or she has met the key requirements to participate. Taking advantage of bandwidth improvements for accessing the internet, social networking platform advances, and growing acceptance of cloud computing, crowdsourcing has gained a growing body of advocates and each new project completed serves as a further proof of concept. Read more…