Friday April 12, 2019
How to get Inspirations for your projects
I am design head at Realmonkey. And do all possible design things around me!
But like every other designer, sometimes i meet with creative roadblock, I wonder what to do, I stuck in the situation where i didn’t find way to move ahead. But you have to move ahead, you have to deliver the task perfect and on time…
So what to do for quick creative enhancement?
Let’s check out simple things to washout creative roadblock
Never Stop Moving: You can’t stop, you may stop to take a little nap but can’t sleep longer. Usually we always have deadlines for our tasks. you can’t sit and do some other work to get inspiration.
So don’t wait for ideas to come, do some efforts and find them.
Look Back again: Do a quick review of the basic requirements, what was the task and what was the actual GOAL of the project.
This will certainly open up some thoughts, what you have done and in which direction you are going.
Communication & Collaboration: Communication plays key role in design, communicate with client again, ask to your manager or just try to reach out to your team, ask them to review, suggestions. You will hear some suggestions, some tweaks which might be not in your view, you will definitely get some hints.
The least you can get, you will know that you are going in right direction or not (and this is most important).
Whiteboards or sketch pad: Another thing, I usually go to whiteboards or sketch pad and re-imagine the concept or task on it, make some rough sketch or just do mind mapping on it.
Most of the time I get good idea to move ahead if I am doing some branding design work by sketching or drawing the concept again and again.
Check out what other great designer are creating, how they are pushing pixels and how they are getting motivation for awesome work.
Look for lots & lots of work and don’t try to copy any particular, just get ideas and move ahead.
Go outside: If all fails then go out, sit alone, read some great books, listen music, chat with your best buddy, play with kids,
all I do in my daily design schedule to find great inspirations
if you have any other points please leave the notes, I will append that in my post.