mieke gerritzen on Mon, 7 Dec 1998 03:24:12 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Manifesto for Creative Growth

The following manifesto was presented by the Canadian designer Bruce Mau at
the Doors of Perception conference last week.

Manifesto for growth

1	Allow events to change you
2	Forget about good
3	process is more important than outcome
4	love your experiments like ugly children
5	go deep
6	capture accidents
7	study
8	drift
9	begin anywhere
10	everyone is a leader
11	harvest ideas, edit applications
12	keep moving
13	slow down
14	don't be cool (cool is conservative fear, dressed in black)
15	ask stupid questions
16	collaborate
17	<an image which email won't replicate>
18	Allow space for ideas you haven't had yet
19	Stay up late
20	Work the metaphor
21	time is genetic
22	repeat yourself
23	make your own tools
24	stand on someone's shoulders
25	avoid software (everyone has it)
26	don't clean your desk
27	don't enter awards (its bad for you)
28	creativity is not device dependent
29	organisation is liberty
30	don't borrow money
31	listen carefully
32	take field trips
33	imitate
34	make mistakes faster
35	scat (break it, stretch it, crack it, fold it)
36	explore the other edge
37	coffee breaks, cab rides, ream (?) rooms
38	avoid fields, jump fences
39	laugh
40	remember
41	power to the people

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