Meet our summer intern: Lassiter Gregg

Posted in about imago on 05/28/2014 by mark novelli

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Born: Makati City, Philippines

Currently: Communications Major at Moody Chicago

Favorite food: Cold Raw Avocados

Favorite movie: A Street Car Named Desire (1951)

Favorite book: Caring For Words In A Culture of Lies by Marilyn Chandler

Hopes for internship: I look forward to learning more about motion graphics, videography, project management and production; there is no limit to what I can learn at IMAGO.

VIDEO: Walt Disney Studios 12 principles of animation

Posted in creativity on 05/15/2014 by mark novelli

Larkin High School Senior Show at IMAGO

Posted in about imago on 04/29/2014 by mark novelli

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The Larkin High School Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VPAA) will be hosting it’s senior art show at IMAGO. Open hours 4-7pm May 12-14. Closing Reception May 15 6-9pm. Hope to see you there!

 

 

10 creative rituals you should steal

Posted in creativity on 04/21/2014 by mark novelli

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Great article at 99U. I am trying to add as many of these as I can to my life. Here is an overview:

1. Take a Quarterly Vacation

2. Hold a “Retrospective” After Projects

3. Write Every Day

4. Create an “Interesting People Fund”

5. Keep “Tear Sheets” to Get Inspired

6. Nap Every Day

7. Envision What You Will Be Remembered For

8. Brainstorm at the Bar

9. Get Out of the Building

10. Engage in “Morphological Synthesis”

29 ways to stay creative

Posted in creativity on 04/07/2014 by mark novelli

 

Ever feel unproductive? These 5 tips may help.

Posted in creativity on 03/31/2014 by mark novelli

I have certainly had a few days where I just didn’t feel very productive. I found this article to be helpful:

http://www.asianefficiency.com/motivation/5-ways-turn-unproductive-day-around/

RICKY GERVAIS SHARES HOW HE LEARNED TO WRITE

Posted in creativity on 03/17/2014 by mark novelli

I love to learn about how really creative people do what they do. This interview with Ricky Gervais is really fascinating — I can see how his approach translated into the Office and other projects he has created. (there is a little explicit language in this).

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3016916/creation-stories/ricky-gervais-tells-a-story-about-how-he-learned-to-write

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