Entries by Anthony Stoker

DON’T JUST WRITE WORDS. WRITE MUSIC.

“Don’t Just Write Words. Write Music.” said Gary Provost Wisdom from other disciplines and genres can shine a different light. A shift in perspective can open doors. And create movement. In Provost’s 1oo Ways to Improve Your Writing, he talks about the rhythm of writing. About the effect of long and short sentences. How they […]

A WALK IN THE PARK

A walk in the park is easy. And a walk in nature is good for your health, in a myriad of ways. Good for problem solving apparently. Movement helps generate thoughts and ideas. “All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking,” advised Nietzsche. If you take it a few steps further, literally and metaphorically, and […]

FINDING UNIQUE INSPIRATION

There’s so much that happens in our lives that we often overlook moments and unique inspirations that surround us. Enjoying the moment, being fully present in the moment, creates a stronger resonance and can inspire ideas that have a greater depth. You come away with a feeling that you’ll remember for years to come. A […]

WHO SPILLED THE BEANS ?

There they were, lying in the middle of the pavement. With a curious translucence, a glistening surface and a somewhat luminous underbelly; stark against their own shadows. The angle of the suns rays enhanced this scene of sweet abandon. A display of discarded jelly beans. One that I probably wouldn’t have noticed had it not […]

INSPIRATIONS THAT RESONATE

The search for inspirations that resonate can be a fascinating part of the process when designing shoes and developing ideas. It’s an intriguing journey and results in more unique, distinctive ideas when the source of inspiration is a little more unusual. I’m neither a pianist nor a connoisseur of Pianos, but since my last post, […]