Inspiration Box

Do you already have an "Inspiration Box"? I mean that item which you can open or visit every time you need to get inspired. If you do not have any yet, you should take a moment to read this post and find the best options for you to start making one! Don't worry! You don't need wood, nails, paint; neither money. Just some patience and self-knowledge in order to find the best options for you…

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5 inspiring ideas from creative books

When looking for inspiration, you don't necessarily need a bunch of words to discover a little something that reinforces your creative soul at that moment. Sometimes are the most simple ideas and quotes the ones that help you to keep going on your creative pad. Here are some of my favorites collected from wonderful and creative books for you...

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A little thought on being creative

On the last days, I've been reflecting on what creativity means to me and why I'm still keeping going on with this project, which I continue reinventing and restarting. Why is creativity so important in our lives? Why is creativity that important in my life? Maybe this thought belongs on the about page, but for now, let's just take a minute and let us think about that little piece called creativity completing our life! I warn you. This post is not about answers, but about questions...

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Oh, I forgot it's Xmas!

Every year is the same. Lights and decorations cover the streets bringing homes to life. People visit euphoric the Malls expecting to buy the perfect presents or maybe a colorful kitschy outfit while Christmas songs are played in the background everywhere in a continuous loop. People seem to be very happy and they share this happiness and joy with each other. Everything seems to be perfect, except that I have forgotten, once again, to write that Xmas post!

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Miniature Calendar: a whole world in miniature

Have you ever wondered what a miniature world would look like? What would it be like to get lost in the lawn, walk among books or live in worlds built by small objects? Wouldn't it be wonderful to discover such a scenario every day? Tatsuya Tanaka makes it possible in a great way!

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Making a habit and the cyclical failure

The first months of the year are gone and you surely think of that long list of everything we proposed around 365 days ago and didn't achieve. It's a strange feeling accompanied by an uncomfortable frustration. Fulfilling a purpose has a lot to do with habits and many of us are not well trained in the subject. Sometimes habits are the responsible for that failure (but not the right ones)...

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A toaster, many solutions

What, how and when we do what we do in our daily lives reveals a little part of us. We take a different kind of decisions. Some of them are simple and practical, others are analytical and complicated and many others are a little more difficult to describe. There is a little and funny exercise to find out how easy or complicated you do things. It's painless and you'll probably want to reward your effort when you are done, with a delicious toast and peanut butter...

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About creativity, inspiration and frustration

It's eight o'clock. You just woke up and now you are drinking that cup of coffee that you enjoy every single morning. You deserve it! It could be a relaxing and a happy journey, but today you just can't help thinking of your next project. In fact, you are never able to forget about it. You know you have to find the next "great idea". But exactly right now when you need all that inspiration, your head is as empty as that bottle of cola in the trash. It's time to be creative! And you usually are. But now you just have that feeling of involuntary sabotage...

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An afternoon with the Eames

Some characters are charismatic, captivating and awake sympathy that prevail over the time. They make you imagine, how it would've been to have met and to spend a complete afternoon with them. For me, one of those many cases and wonderful persons are Charles & Ray Eames. Their story goes far beyond a romantic story. This is a perfect example of a couple that always kept the balance driving their projects forward...

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Hiding the past - Between beauty and intrigue

Imagine a painted portrait, probably in oil, framed in one of those old-looking gilded frames. The time is reflected on the surfaces and you probably are even curious about the value of the work. Now imagine seeing much of this disappear before your eyes behind a monochromatic layer of paint. Intriguing?

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We all want to be Alice...

You know surely the story of a girl, who is chasing a white rabbit, falls into a huge hole and discovers a world full of fantasy and unusual characters, which accompany her later in a great adventure. I'm talking about "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"...

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