Inspiration is important for everyone who works in the creative industries - this much we know.
We collect stuff from everywhere and reuse it/mash it/hack it when we are solving strategic issues. We never know which bits are going to come in handy. Which is why John Webster had a desk with drawers full of stuff and a room that was covered in bits of paper. Which interestingly was the thing people remembered most about him. Apart from the work obviously.
These days I do the same thing by using my Delicious account. But it’s not the same. If I tag something, or post it on Twitter – I don’t really take the time to digest it. To play with it in my mind to seek out its meaning.
So I am going to spend a bit more time thinking about the things that I find and what they mean. And I have to get these things down on here as they are acting as a block before I can get to other stuff I want to share.
One of the things that has been rattling around my head recently is this piece of typography from a very interesting design company called Antrepo.
It’s called Public Gothic. And they have used these beautifully crafted oil cans to show it off.
Just wanted to share them. And provide myself (and maybe you) with some inspiration.