Infographic: Unusual Inspiration: How Nine Creative Minds Got Their Ideas
Creativity and inspiration, like time, wait for none- they strike at the most random moments, and come from a space that you'd least expect.
Creativity and inspiration, like time, wait for none- they strike at the most random moments, and come from a space that you’d least expect. So how and from where did the most successful creative thinkers get their eureka moments? If you are struggling to get your creative juices flowing, here’s an inforgraphic by The Business Backer titled Unusual Inspiration: How 9 Creative Minds Got Their Ideas, which lays down how some of the most prolific creatives came up with their ideas and the science behind their hacks. According to the infographic, while the influential Russian composer Igor Stravinsky believed in the power of headstands to rest one’s head and clear the brain, Japanese inventor Nakamatsu Yoshirō stayed underwater until he felt the inspiration strike him.
Further, the popular American writer Truman Capote had a particular method of getting his creative juices flowing- he penned his classics while laying on his back, and despite how weird it sounds, the eccentric genius Nikola Tesla believed in curling his toes 100 times per foot every night before bed, as he felt it boosted his brain cells. Well, if these hacks sound random to you, you could always follow 19th century French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac’s way of drinking copious amounts of coffee to get the creative juices flowing!
Check out the entire infographic below to get inspired by how these nine creative thinkers generated their best ideas.