You are not alone. Creative block happens to everyone. It is all part of the creative process. Here leading designers, typographers, photographers, illustrators, musicians, writers, and other creative professionals provide a wide variety of solutions. They are surprising, amusing, and at times weird
for example clean the house; eat spicy food; or make a plaster cast of your hands and feet.
All of us struggle at one time or another with creative block. Always striking at the worst moment, it can leave you feeling completely paralyzed. Take solace in knowing that you are not alone. It happens to everyone and is actually and inevitable part of the creative process. Breakthrough! Is a lively compilation of strategies and personal tips for combating creative ruts offered by leading international graphic designers, typographers, cartoonists, photographers, illustrators, musicians, writers and other well-known creative professionals. Participants include Christoph Niemann, the award-winning illustrator and children's book author; Paul Scher, graphic designer and artist of large-scale paintings of America's preeminent information designers; and Ji Lee, the creative director of Facebook.