Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

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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Font Conference

Angeline | August 5th, 2008

Since Ross’ “The Design Process” video link was so popular with all you Creatives, here is a video named “Font Conference” in a similar vein. What if fonts were like the United Nations, and Times New Roman was head of the Font Conference, moderating such heated topics such as whether or not Zapf Dingbats should […]

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Fear of Failure

Ross | August 4th, 2008

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new” – Albert Einsten People fear many things – death, heights, insects, rejection, criticism, etc. The fear of failure is perhaps one of the greatest (and most dangerous) fears. For many people, it is much easier to not take risks because risk often translates […]

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Taking Ideas to the Next Level

Angeline | July 29th, 2008

There are ideas, and then there are HUGE ideas. Virgin founder Richard Branson is no stranger to big ideas. Anyone who can develop a brand and turn it into a record company, chain of Megastores, mobile phone provider, hotel, and airline deserves serious applause. Yesterday, Branson outdid himself with the launch of WhiteKnightTwo, a carrier […]

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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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