Posts Tagged ‘creative’

DIY fun through the centuries….

Mike | July 28th, 2008

User innovation is a hot topic online and we pay close attention to it. We have always thought that the cS model was an incarnation of this type of open innovation and are proud to number ourselves among the open-source, mashup, DIY, and UGC crowds. People innovate. We can’t help ourselves – it is in […]

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The Design Process

Ross | July 24th, 2008

Many people would agree that the idea/concept is the most important part of the design process. After all, the final product is only as good as the original idea. And it’s important not to confuse originality and creativity. There are very few completely original ideas. Most creative ideas involve combining previously existing concepts in a […]

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Creative Video: Radiohead's "House of Cards"

Ross | July 16th, 2008

Radiohead’s music video for its song “House of Cards” (from the Rainbows album) was made without cameras or lights. Instead, Geometric Informatics (structured light) and Velodyne LIDAR (multiple lasers) were used to produce the video. Some interesting information at the following link, with both the video and the making-of video to explain the technologies that […]

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12 Questions: Meet Chrissy Richards (USA)

Ross | July 15th, 2008

This is the third in what will be a regular series in our blog where we’ll feature interviews with someone (a creative and/or a buyer) from the crowdSPRING community. We’ll pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a […]

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Angelineasaurus sighted…

Ross | July 14th, 2008

Almost forgot – photo of Angeline Vuong – our new community manager (see post below this one). I am thinking about blue hair too – perhaps a slightly darker shade for me.

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Creative Rap – Design Coding

Ross | July 9th, 2008

Creativity is without limits. Just about anything that can be done, can be done creatively. Take for example the subject of developing an SEO (search engine) friendly website. There are thousands of blogs, forums, articles and experts talking about this subject every day. And as with everything else – there are many ways to talk about best […]

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Creative Font Design: FontStruct

Ross | July 8th, 2008

There are usually two elements to a logo design – images and letters. Some logos contain only one of these elements – the Apple logo, for example (image), or Coca-Cola (letters). Except for companies whose marks (Nike, Apple) have gained prominence to stand on their own, a large percentage of logos are composed of both […]

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12 Questions: Meet Shubho Roy (India)

Ross | July 1st, 2008

This is the second in what will be a regular series in our blog where we’ll feature interviews with someone (a creative and/or a buyer) from the crowdSPRING community. We’ll pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a […]

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Industry Revolution: Music

Ross | June 30th, 2008

The Industrial Revolution, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries, brought with it significant changes in agriculture, manufacturing, and transportation. In the latter part of the 18th century, the labor-intensive economy of Great Britain was gradually being supplemented by machinery. For example, the introduction of steam power and powered machinery significantly increased production capacity. […]

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Googley Principles – Not For Design Only

Ross | June 27th, 2008

Late in 2007, Google’s User Experience group articulated design principles that guide Google designs around the world – design the “Googley” way. The team defined those principles as follows: 1. Focus on people—their lives, their work, their dreams. 2. Every millisecond counts. 3. Simplicity is powerful. 4. Engage beginners and attract experts. 5. Dare to […]

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