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How to get in inspiration mode

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When you have made the transition from making and creating as a hobby into something you get paid for, i.e. a business, there’s suddenly a different kind of pressure on you. You need to produce new work to show that you develop, and for that new work you need inspiration. Getting inspired is probably one […]

Can you run out of ideas?

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I was watching Elizabeth Gilbert’s TED talk the other day, the one where she talks about creative inspiration as something divine. Something that comes to us. I really enjoyed her talk and I love her humour, but I only partly agree with her. I think inspiration starts out as being something we ‘get’, something that […]

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My top 3 tips on how to be more creative

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I’m going to just cut right to the point and ask you: How much time have you spend last week getting lost in creation, putting ideas and concepts together in a new way? In other words: do you spend as much time as you’d like on being creative? And I’m not talking making, creating something […]

Lets start an Innovation!

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As a designer – silversmith I like to think of my work as part of something that can change the world. Not in a “I’m going to invent the wheel” kind of way, but in a “I’m observant and note new tendencies in society, and use them to create new solutions” kind of way. We […]

How are you practicing your creative muscle?

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If you’re an artist, a designer or craftsman, you’re probably trying to make a living from your ideas. Getting really top quality ideas – every time – can be challenging, especially if you’re only relying on inspiration. I’d like to share a quote with you from Thomas Edison – he was the guy that invented […]

The Design Process

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Did you ever wonder what the design process might look like? Well, I’ve given it a go in this little animation, explaining the different stages you go through from before the idea all the way through to finished design.   Click here to tweet about it!