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February 28, 2013

I’m using a re-blog today as the link to my desk diary word…I hope you will forgive me. This blog is really worth reading though.

Carafe – definition: a bottle that has a lip and is used to hold water or beverages. Well I don’t know about you but when I read ‘water’ I nearly choked! It’s main mission in life is to hold wine darlings, not water. The designs for carafe’s are numerous and styles differ from era to era. Some antique carafe’s are absolutely stunning in their decadence while modern styles are unusual and cleverly designed.

Look around you. Seriously, look around you. Everything you see came from someone, but more importantly it started out as simply a creative idea.

We’ve all had those moments when creativity is a spark, when it burns brightly, then fades away.

We’ve also has those moments when creativity is a fire, burning brightly and furiously, and it stays with you and things start to happen.

For the last few days in advertising class, we’ve talked about creativity, where it comes from, and how it blesses us at times and curses us at other times. But the truth is, in creative fields, where ideas are important and making things work is essential, we can never give up on ourselves. We must persevere and find ways to get our minds to think in a different way—to see the world differently.

As innovator and designer Tim Brown states in his TED video

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