How to Have Great Ideas: A Guide to Creative Thinking

Paperback – 1 Feb 2016
By John Ingledew (Author)

How to Have Great Ideas is the essential guide for students and young professionals looking to embrace creative thinking in design, advertising, and communications. It provides 53 practical strategies and projects for unlocking innovative ideas.

Strategies include improvisation techniques, changing the scenery, finding hidden links, looking to nature for inspiration, combining unusual systems, challenging set boundaries and many more. Each strategy is packed with great examples of successful contemporary and historical designs – from a designer dress made out of an old typewriter to ticket machines powered by recycled bottles in China, via the reimagining of famous brand logos and mis-use of photocopiers.

Packed with great examples of innovative thinking in graphic design, advertising, photography, illustration, architecture, product design, furniture design, industrial design, animation, digital design, car design engineering, art and fashion.
About the Author

John Ingledew has taught and written about design, photography and creative thinking for 20 years, worked at universities in Europe, America and Japan, and recently helped to set up an Art School in Northern China. He is a Visiting Professor at The London School of Film, Media and Design at The University of West London.

Paperback: 184 pages
Publisher: Laurence King (1 Feb. 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1780677294
ISBN-13: 978-1780677293
Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 1.3 x 24.1 cm