15 Creative Blogs and Sites for Innovation & InspirationBy Amanda Lewan on January 7th, 2013 /
Creativity and innovation go hand in hand in our world of startups. Business leaders are now thinking creatively more than ever in order to understand how to best build and invent for this constantly changing world.
Creative genius can feel illusive, but thankfully inspiration is easily accessible and all around us. Finding inspiration and staying in tune with your own creative process will help you stay fresh and on top of your game.
Whether you’re a designer, writer, programmer, or entrepreneur, here’s our list of local and national creative blogs and websites to keep your creative process flowing.
Brain Pickings — Creativity is all about drawing connections. One of the best ways to draw connections is to study other fields. Brain Pickings features insight into creativity, as well as innovation and ideas across science, the arts, design, and more. One of the best creative blogs out there, you’ll find quotes, videos, and book reviews on this site.
99u — Beehance’s 99u is another site full of insight from creatives, designers, and business leaders. They feature videos, articles, and interviews tailored to helping you improve your creative process.
Detroit Regional News Hub — Why do we love this site? A blog full of news, insight, and inspiration on Detroit, they often include documentaries on the city, local entrepreneurs, Detroit books, and more. If you love Detroit it’s a great site for you.
Pure Michigan — For local inspiration, beautiful pure Michigan photographs, interviews with new businesses, Pure Michigan is one great Michigan blog to check out.
Awesome Mitten — We passionately believe in supporting local as a way to help our state grow. Awesome Mitten highlights everything from the best Michigan books and museums, to local companies and startups. They’re great for helping us all support local.
Atomic Object Blog — A great informative blog for programmers, designers, and other tech innovators. Atomic Object is a company that supports local startups with their new Business Incubator program too. Make sure you check them out.
Keep at it and stay creative. For more on boosting your creativity, check out my other post on 7 strategies for boosting your creativity.
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