Day: 31 Aug, 2016

All Choked Up

Finding inspiration. And when does it border on copying?   The million dollar question, huh?  How does one become inspired?  True, pretty and creative things abound and, of course, you have the treasure trove of resources known as Tumbler and Pinterest as well as Instagram.  I myself oscillate between the latter two all the time.  On top of that, we also print options and style portals and more.  Resources are practically at the tip of our fingers. But if you really want to get into the nitty gritty of things, such as what inspires whom, who inspires the other, let’s call it “inspiration hunting“, for lack of a better phrase, that’s when it takes on a different tone.  That’s when things become a smidge more serious.  And rightly so since this is one of the most constant topics of debate within the design and creative arts world.  The blogosphere included. How, or rather, where does one even begin to draw the line between “inspiration” and “emulation” or “imitation” or “homage“?  Take for instance this post …