Picturing the creative process

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

The creative process changes by person and project, but there are obstacles and steps along the way that you tend to pass with each. Graphic designer Melike Turgut maps his own process. Start from the inside (research, reading, and learning), and make your way out (questions, ideas, and refinement).

[Melike Turgut via @brainpicker]

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