How to Be More Creative: Bringing Innovation and Inspiration into your work

The ability to be creative is apparently built into everyone’s DNA — think of the art projects and endless ideas children come up with—but most lose this over time. While it may take effort and action to become creative again, creativity can be an incredible force for change. Award-winning recording artist, best-selling author and entrepreneur David Usher shared […]

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Why your new business needs to Start Now

This summer, I was interviewed on the Startup Pubcast podcast about getting started, supporting entrepreneurs, and our Start Now offering. Below is an edited transcript of the episode. Audio of the full episode is also embedded below. Startup Pubcast: Thank you for tuning again to the Startup Pubcast, I am Scott Summerhays. This is a weekly program where we sit down with a member of Toronto’s Startup […]

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Top Visual Trends for 2014

Now I’m not a fan of trends – it’s better to look ahead then at what’s already happening, in terms of creativity, design and innovation, of course. Every creative wants to make something original that stands out, so according to iStock, knowing which visual themes and tools are trending (and then puing your own spin […]

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What happens inside the Brain of a Designer

Do designers have different brains? What is the difference between the Left and Right sides of the brains, when it comes do designers? Well, this is one creative (entertaining) take on describing the brain and what each area does. Like the Sounddabellum, my favourite: The region of the brain responsible for controlling the designer’s response […]

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