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Seven Manners Through Which Schools Are Killing Creativity

Rajat Bhageria | Posted 04.09.2015 | Education
Rajat Bhageria

Schools are killing creativity. But rather than just sharing articles and liking pages, let's actually do something about it; educators, implement some of these ideas, and comment on how they go. Let's bring on the education revolution, together!

Is Art Feminine?

Christa Dowling | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Christa Dowling

"The excellency of every art is its intensity, Capable of making all disagreeable evaporate." John Keats (English Poet - 1795-1821) Art, any form o...

Roadmap to Leaving Your Corporate Job & Starting a Creative Business: 6 months after launch (Part 6)

Sumeera Rasul | Posted 03.30.2015 | Small Business
Sumeera Rasul

I see so many designers launching their product on pure faith and often without any real feedback from their potential customers beyond their friends and family. The tendency is to think that the product will sell itself and somehow the business will reach continuous growth.

3 Ideas to Land Your Next Job

Kevin Siskar | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Kevin Siskar

Thinking about how most of us spend the majority of our day working, if your job isn't something that you enjoy then there's really no better time to put that change at the top of your list.

Against Odds, Nigerian Artists Make It Happen

Ruthie Abel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

While somewhat distanced from the country's worst violence, with daily power cuts and nearly half of the population living below the national poverty line, Lagos is by no means a simple place to make or experience art.

A Massive Oversight Creative Entrepreneurs Leave Out of Their Business Plan

Emily Nolan Joseph | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business
Emily Nolan Joseph

Gabi likes to say how art therapy is as important as a gym membership, and I'd like to agree. Art therapy exercised my mind in a creative way, and I left the meeting with a canvas that acts as a map for my future decisions.

Why Pro Bono Works

Erin Lackey | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Erin Lackey

In the end, pro bono shouldn't be about the awards or credit your agency gets. It's about the results for the organization because nobody is forcing you to work for free.

7 Creative Ways To Add Color To Your Wedding Day Look

Evey Rosenbloom | Posted 01.26.2015 | Weddings
Evey Rosenbloom

Color is the new white! Straying from the customary Queen Victoria inspired "white dress," brides are flocking to Pinterest, Rock N Roll Bride and Green Wedding Shoes for inspiration on how to make their day as vibrant and unique as they are.

How To Think Like A Writer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Fifty
Lauren Salkin

Turn off the practical humdrum switch in your brain, comforted by numbers and lists and repetitive functions that can cause carpal tunnel brain syndrome. And let your thoughts stretch your imagination.

Portrait of a Song

Brad Puet | Posted 01.04.2015 | Arts
Brad Puet

All images copyright David Norbut I have known David for a few years now. What first drew me to his work, were the projects and stories he would cr...

Art-imacy: The Art of Dressing Your Walls

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Your interior environment has a huge impact on your overall well-being, and let's be honest, your sex life. So, don't let that barren décor and those bland walls of yours be the deterrent. Get art, and get laid.

How to Survive an Unpredictable Winter

Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD | Posted 12.17.2014 | HuffPost Home
Evangeline Yvonne Samples, MS, RDN, LD

In West Virginia, winters are unpredictable and often brutal. Having enough nonperishable food in the house is important. Right now, I am planning t...

Rappers with Cameras

Brad Puet | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Brad Puet

Rappers with Cameras, Thig Nat (left) Geo (right), Photo Credit: Avi Loud I've been a fan of Geo (aka Prometheus Brown) of the Hip Hop crew Blu...

A Cause to Pause on the UES

Tom Falco | Posted 12.13.2014 | New York
Tom Falco

There's a small construction project being done on the sidewalk outside Dos Caminos restaurant and as you walk, you come upon these cool black and white affirmations.

The Next Big (Small) Thing for #TheStitch...

Matt Pipkin | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Pipkin

While sharing about BLVR's investment in us, I shared my personal story of being sexually abused by a family friend when I was six, keeping it secret until after graduating college, and about the heavy toll it took on my life.

9 Creative Ways to Accessorize Empty Shelves

Dering Hall | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

At the end of the day, the shelves of a home should be reflective of the individuals and the family who dwell within. So make it personal, but keep it balanced and organized.

Brand x Artist: The Miranda July and Miu Miu Collaboration

Naz Riahi | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Naz Riahi

A recent collaboration between fashion house, Miu Miu, and artist, Miranda July was the perfect embodiment of how to execute a spectacular artist/brand partnership and why it's important to do so.

The Contagious Disease of Happiness

Jon Vaughn | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Jon Vaughn

Being a dad is not always easy, and the life balance of being a single parent teeter-totters between my children's happiness and my own. I've heard parents say, "As long as my children are happy then I am happy." That is false. In order for my children to be happy, I must be happy first.

Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands on #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.06.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands take the #AOLBUILD stage and moderated by AOL's very own Jack Bamberger, ...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group

David Shing | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
David Shing

My dear friend Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group's Global Advertising, Media & Digital Director, spent some time with me in Cannes to talk about how she maintains the integrity and authenticity of Ray Ban, arguably one of the most iconic and popular brands.

#AOLBUILD Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD "If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Yin Rani, Campbell Soup Company

David Shing | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Yin Rani, VP of Integrated Marketing at Campbell's Soup Company, spent some time with me at Cannes to talk about her new role at the CPG giant. Having joinied Campbell's in December, Yin is responsible for establishing the strategic direction for Campbell's advertising, media, global design and digital marketing and social media.

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Rei Inamoto, AKQA

David Shing | Posted 09.14.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Watch as Rei and I walk around Cannes discussing the power of creativity and innovation, the Future Lions awards, and where he draws inspiration from.

7 Ways To Engage In Creativity At The Office

Tom Sturges | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Sturges

How do you turn a potential pit of snakes and problems into one of your bright shining moments? It's easier than you think, and if you can simply allow yourself the chance to be creative, the best of you and the best of your ideas will emerge.

Here's How Famous Creative People Divided Their Days

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

When aspiring to complete a particular project or task, many of us often look to examples of the greats that have come before us for a little guidance...