10 paradoxes on creative people from Creativity: The Work and Lives of 91 Eminent People, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, published by HarperCollins, 1996.  (taken from 10 analysis and opinion from trying-to-be-creative-kennymoron. read along. (caution: this is only opinions)         1. Creative people have a great deal of physical energy, but they’re also often quiet … Continue reading

the streets. (jalanan).

The streets could be described as the settings of our epoch drama. The streets are not only used as the sign for location (“Mbak, kostannya di jalan apa?” asked the ojek driver), but also as the stage for people to express themselves. When the ojek speeds up and take us to race to the destination, … Continue reading

most creative company in the world?

Another hard one. I cannot think. Too many stuff invented these days are considered full-of-creativity (by me!). Clothes, cell phones, mp3 players, watches, bags, shoes, notebooks, computers, earphones, or even straws (the one with the spiral shape, or other weird shape) are crafted so beautifully these days. I thank the r&d division of the company … Continue reading

most creative person in the world?

At first, I don’t think choosing a person to be ‘the-most-creative-person-in-the-world’ would be hard. Five minutes later, I’m confused. How could I find the most creative person in the world? Even it is based on my own opinion it is super hard. I can’t even choose what is my favorite food! Therefore, this topic will … Continue reading


Creativity. Hearing the word ‘creativity’ makes me immediately think about colors. Lots of colors. However, the more I think of it, the more I think about anything else. Such as lines, dots, or some shapes that is kind of odd but beautiful in their own way. What is creativity? Based on, creativity is: 1. … Continue reading