Examples of creativity
Creativity is the ability to solve a problem or produce something new. Creative thinking can take many forms, from writing a novel to designing a car. Creativity is important in our everyday lives, whether we realize it or not. In this video, we’ll show you some great examples of creativity in action: from art to science, medicine to math, and movies to music. Let’s see below some examples of creativity.
Designing A Car
One of the most creative cars designed was built by Frank Gehry for BMW. The design process developed over two years with about 100 million sketches, eventually produced as part of an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). It took more than 10,000 man-hours to build this one-of-a-kind supercar.
Picasso’s “Guernica” painting changed the way people view war atrocities, depicting the Spanish Civil War through his style that combined realism with abstraction.
Leonardo DaVinci\’s Mona Lisa
Leonardo Da Vinci created a secret portrait of a woman named \”La Gioconda\” which has become one of the world’s most recognized paintings.
Salvador Dali’s The Persistence of Memory
The famous Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí once said, “We must have dreams and nightmares…we cannot be free if we are never asleep.” He was very interested in automatons; he believed they were closer to what makes us unique among other animals — human imagination. His dream became reality when he invented the first mechanical robot that moved on its own, had emotions, and interacted with humans.
JK Rowling\’s Harry Potter Series
J K Rowling published her first children’s book in 1990 under the pseudonym of Robert Galbraith. However, it wasn’t until she wrote the seventh volume in 1997 that the Harry Potter series began to gain popularity. By the time JKR finished the last Harry Potter book in 2007, Harry Potter books had sold over 350 million copies worldwide.
Walt Disney\’s Mickey Mouse
Walt Disney introduced Mickey Mouse in 1928. The cartoon character went on to become one of the best-known characters in the history of cinema.
Bill Gates’ Microsoft Windows Software
Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard after just 3 years but went on to create one of the most successful software companies ever – Microsoft. This company is now valued at $400 billion!
Steve Jobs’ Macintosh Computer
Steve Jobs worked at Atari before starting Apple Computer where he revolutionized computers and the office environment. Today, Apple products contribute almost half of all profits made from US tech startups.
Pablo Picasso’s The Last Supper
Pablo Picasso created his masterpiece during World War II while living in France. The work continues to influence artists and has been displayed in exhibitions all over the world.
Thomas Edison’s Invention Of The Phonograph
Thomas Edison developed the phonograph based on his invention called Kinetoscope. The phonograph used a cylinder coated with a waxy material so that sounds could be recorded onto it.
Ernest Hemmingway’s Short Story ‘For Whom The Bell Tolls’
Ernest Hemingway wrote his short story For Whom The Bell Tolles for whom he left a sum of money upon his death. After several rejections, it was finally published in 1952 by Charles Scribner’s Sons in the London Magazine.
In conclusion, creative people use their imaginations and ideas to come up with solutions to problems. The process may involve thinking outside the box or breaking rules, but ultimately, it leads to better thoughts and discoveries.