Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

Twitter Link Round Up

Angeline | October 27th, 2008

Every week on the crowdSPRING Twitter account, I post loads and loads of fun links pertaining to logo design, web design, social media, business, online marketing, and more! However, due to the fast-paced nature of microblogging, these links become buried within a few hours. So, I figured that it’d be nice to start the week […]

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The Rubitone

Angeline | October 27th, 2008

Concept for the “Rubitone” – a Rubik’s Cube meets Pantone Color Matching System guide – by industrial designer, Ignacio Pilotto. Industrial design is interesting when creatives are able to develop products that are beautiful, fun, intuitive, and functional. It’s no easy feat!

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I’m A Mac. I’m A PC.

Angeline | September 23rd, 2008

Well-known UK graffiti artist Banksy once said, “The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people.” It’s true that the advertising industry consists of many talented writers, designers, and other creative types, and the outcome can be quite remarkable. For the computer giants, the […]

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laFraise vs. crowdSPRING

Angeline | August 18th, 2008

Calling all crowdSPRING creatives: We’ve teamed up with laFraise to host a t-shirt design project on their site for our community. The theme? “Creativity is….” (Would you expect anything less from a creative marketplace?) There’s quite the hefty reward involved for the top 3 entries, so keep reading for all the details… Who is LaFraise? […]

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1 Percent Inspiration, 99 Percent Perspiration

Ross | August 11th, 2008

“Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration” – Thomas Edison. It’s one thing for artists to be inspired by the work of others. It’s quite another to simply borrow without permission or compensation, what someone else has worked hard to create. Last week, Mike posted an article about Girl Talk – the stage […]

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Weekly Glance of Awesomeness #2

Angeline | August 7th, 2008

Hello ladies and gents, Welcome to the second installment of my Weekly Glance of Awesomeness. If you didn’t catch last week’s dose of awesome, every Thursday I’ll climb the peak of Mount crowdSPRING to seek out interesting projects on our site. If you have any tips or suggestions for future Glances of Awesomeness, feel free […]

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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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Typography is Sexy: Part 1

Angeline | July 21st, 2008

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been brainstorming at the crowdSPRING office on ways we can provide more resources for our creatives. One of the ideas we came up with is having guest bloggers spotlight topics of interest to our community. We are very happy to welcome our first guest blogger, Adelle Charles, who runs […]

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Rock on!

Mike | July 2nd, 2008

Creative opportunities for regular folks just keep getting better. A few weeks ago, I wrote about popdeck.com a site that allows artists, designers, students, skateboarders – really anyone with a creative urge – to upload designs for skateboard decks and compete against one another to have their design put in production by Popdeck (and a […]

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Creative Living

Ross | May 27th, 2008

If you were asked to design a house but had to make it no more than 94.5 inches (240 centimeters) wide, what would you do? Yes, that’s right – 94.5 inches WIDE. Belgian architect-designers Pieter Peerlings and Silvia Mernets from sculp(it) were faced with just a dilemma for one of their projects located in Antwerp, […]

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