Where ideas for design come from

For many project managers and clients, the creative process is an unexplainable phenomenon that appears to be more magic than substance. For designers, the task of continually explaining that the creative process is real, and there is indeed a method to their madness, becomes a rigorous exercise in refraining from drop-kicking their sketchpads and laptops across the conference room. As communicators, it should be fairly easy for designers to explain how their process works and to some extent why it works. Unfortunately, the feeling associated with the creative process is hard to describe. It is, however, a process and there is method behind it.

Practice, preparation, and training

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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.