Creative Inspiration

A few things inspiring me these days...

1.  Vivienne McMaster's 14 Days of Self-Love

I think this is a beautiful initiative. Leading up to Valentine's Day, Vivienne is hosting guest posts related the art of self-love. Who couldn't use a bit more of that?

2.  Bill Cunningham New York

Mr Cunningham is a well known octogenarian who documents fashion on the streets of New York. This documentary is a fascinating character study and inspires me to not only do what I love, but do it with integrity. It also inspires me to get stylin'!

3.  Slideology by Nancy Duarte

I've raved about Nancy Duarte's other book, Resonate, here before. While Resonate is more about the story and flow behind a good presentation, Slideology is more about the nuts & bolts. Colour, typography, design. It inspires me to create messages with intention and products with attention to design.

4.  Ken Robert's Mild Ride

I started reading Ken Robert's blog, Mildly Creative, a while back. This video chronicles his creative journey of the past three years in under four minutes. He inspires me to take creative risks and grow. Ken now has a new blog at