Turn inspiration into innovation in 3 steps

The design world is as full of inspiration as it ever has been. Sites like Dribbble and Behance serve up gorgeous screenshots of other designers' work every hour of every day.

Search online for any idea, concept, or colour scheme and hundreds of results pile in. In this world where the clichéd 'design rockstar' reins supreme, designers jump on the bandwagon of trends faster than ever before. Along with trends, the good, the bad, and the ugly, come the hordes of imitators.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.