How to have an idea

Posted to Quicklinks  |  Nathan Yau

Designer Frank Chimero describes how to have an idea with back-of-the-napkin sketches. "Creative people romanticize mistakes and process. But there is no process if you don't start. No one crumples a blank sheet of paper."



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