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18 Creativity-Boosting Tools

From Inspirational Typographic Apps to Idea-Generating Flashcards

— June 16, 2016 — Art & Design
These days, there are a number of creativity-boosting tools to help employees overcome everything from writers block to a lack of design inspiration. From high-tech services to low-tech products, there are inspiring options for nearly every type of workplace.

For employers looking to use technology to boost creative thinking, apps are the perfect solution. For instance, Adonit's Forge design app provides a digital platform for different employees to collaborate on the same project in real time. There are also more personalized apps that help professionals make decisions about variables such as typography and color scheme.

On the other hand, there are a number of low-tech solutions that can be just as useful for brainstorming sessions. More specifically, flashcards have become a popular creativity-boosting tool among professionals. Flashcards are ideal because they can be used to communicate design concepts, generate ideas or simply visualize different details.
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Creativity-Boosting Services
Creativity-Boosting Services
This Program Helps Writers and Bloggers Create Article Outlines
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Typographical Coding Apps
Typographical Coding Apps
The 'Typeshift' App Allows Designers to Test Out Website Text
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Surrounding Color-Capturing Apps
Surrounding Color-Capturing Apps
The Colordot Pulls Palette Shades From the User's Environment
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Customizable Meatless Grounds
Customizable Meatless Grounds
Tofurky's DIY Pasture-Raised Plants Inspire Creative Meals
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Imaginative Doodle Books
Imaginative Doodle Books
This Book is Full of Random Objects Like a Doily to Spark Creative Ideas
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DIY Foosball Table Kits
DIY Foosball Table Kits
Seedling's Sporty Toy Encourages Hands-On and Creative Play
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Typography Enthusiast Apps
Typography Enthusiast Apps
FontYou is a Convenient Destination for Designers and Typeface Lovers
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Female Leader Coloring Books
Female Leader Coloring Books
The Coloring Pages for Adults Celebrate Hillary Clinton and Khaleesi
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Creative Collaboration Apps
Creative Collaboration Apps
Adonit's Forge Design App is Optimized for Visual Thinking in Groups
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Inspirational Typographic Apps
Inspirational Typographic Apps
The Fontspiration Font App Enables You to Create Your Own Typefaces
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DIY Skincare Kits
DIY Skincare Kits
Feed Your Skin! is a Skin Care Kit That Allows You to Customize Your Own Lotion
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Idea-Generating Cards
Idea-Generating Cards
Triggers by Alejandro Masferrer Helps Stoke Creative Genius
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Instantly Customized Sneakers
Instantly Customized Sneakers
Vans Customs Uses a Machine to Create Personalized Sneakers
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Creativity-Boosting Workbooks
Creativity-Boosting Workbooks
The 'iDraw Sketchbooks' Help Combat Writer's Block
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Creativity-Boosting Flashcards
Creativity-Boosting Flashcards
These Visual Cards Can Be Used to Communicate Design Ideas
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DIY Jewelry Kits
DIY Jewelry Kits
The Bijou Factory's Kits Help to Create Custom Necklaces, Bracelets and More
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Typographic Matchmaking Guides
Typographic Matchmaking Guides
Guy Kawasaki's Font Pairing Tips and Tricks Helps Beautify Designs
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Creativity-Encouraging Boxes
Creativity-Encouraging Boxes
The Adobe Kickbox Jumpstarts Employees' Next Big Idea
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