About being sensible

Missives from Hothouse Design

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Edmond Lo – Wednesday, February 28, 2018   

We founded Hothouse Design determined to run our business differently to the companies we had worked for over many years. We wanted a company where everyone is treated with respect, everyone including our suppliers and clients. We wanted to create a company where everyone could speak their mind, tell the truth, and hear the truth. Clearly, our experiences to date working in other companies had not been like this.   Read More . . .

Why thinking about horse trousers is good for you

Deirdre Wilson – Monday, February 26, 2018   

Ideas and their crazed, unrealistic cousins – the plans, are the important outcome of creative thinking. They are the product of fertile imagination and are vital to generating and exploring beyond the obvious. Without them we would still be getting about draped in dead animals and squatting to eat with our hands.   Read More . . .

To think like a designer you need to be more curious

Edmond Lo – Monday, February 19, 2018   

If you want to be more creative you need to start thinking like a designer. Warning: the people around you might find you annoying because you will be asking a lot of questions.   Read More . . .

Killing butterflies is necessary to uncover the best ideas

Edmond Lo – Tuesday, February 06, 2018   

Coming up with ideas is the easiest thing on earth. Putting them down is the hardest.
Rod Serling   Read More . . .


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