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Fengbin (Kathy) Zhao

learning designer, Beyondinno Design

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How can imagination lead to innovation?

What are the relationships between learning, inspiration, imagination, creativity, and innovation? How can imagination lead to innovation? What factors might play a role?

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  • Oct 15 2011: A small and easy imagination exercise I teach: take two random objects and mix them, do many mixing iterations, until you get one that makes you smile - sign that you manage to surprise your left brain - then find an application, any, to this last funny mix. Eg. airplane is the result of mixing a bird with an engine. hope it is useful, (thanks for posting the question)

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