Shaking up habits through disruptive realism
This is a cool video from the innovative design firm Frog Design. In the vid Dave Hoffer shares some examples of “disruptive realism” on the street and how it might cause people to get unstuck from rigid thought patterns. Disruptive realism is like experiencing something unexpected that causes you to think in new ways. This is relevant to creativity because one thing that holds us back from relevant creative solutions is when we keep looking at the world the same old way. We need to seek out things that ‘jar’ our perspective so fresh ideas and new creative connections can be built.
What are some ways you help shake up rigid habits and routines? What kinds of things do you or others in your work environment do to help foster a fresh perspective?