If you haven't been following Kirby Ferguson's video thesis, Everything is a Remix, his most recent entry on the elements of creativity is a great place to start. Part 3 of a 4-part series, Ferguson posits that true innovation starts from a foundation of copying, then transformative "tinkering" to combining multiple elements for the true creative breakthrough. As designers and creators, what are your thoughts on this? Is everything truly a remix? [Watch Part 1: Music and Part 2: Films after the jump!]
Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.
Everything is a Remix Part 1 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.
Everything is a Remix Part 2 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.