Wednesday 8 September 2010

brick wall

I'm not sure if it's because we're coming to the end of winter here in New Zealand or if I'm still suffering from caffeine withdrawal but I seem to have lost my mojo a bit of late. I'm just a bit tired and feeling like I'm running on half my creative brain power, which all adds up to one thing – the designers equivalent of writers block. I've been here before and know that it'll come good in the end but it doesn't make it any less frustrating. Anyway the long and the short of it is that I'm going to pull my finger out, stop feeling sorry for myself and work my way through it because that's all I can do.
As always I'm finding the work of Dominic Wilcox very inspiring, just as I'm hitting a creative low he's challenged himself to do one design everyday for 30 days as part of the Anti Design Festival. He's latest piece the Diary Tape as shown above is amazing as is everything he does, really take a minute and check out his blog. Anyway I'm going to set myself a challenge to update my blog everyday for the next seven days, I have so many half written posts that I want to get off my todo list (as much as anything else).


  1. I know - I go through troughs of not knowing what I want to create and then peaks where I don't have enough time to make everything I want to :-)

  2. I totally feel you. I have actually been blocked for months. I have been distracting myself with other projects. But, putting the pen to paper has been less than inspiring. Here's to you working through your "writer's block"!