April 9, 2024, 9:48 pm

Design dictionary

Here is a homemade lexicon crafted with love by the Meaningful team.

Design dictionary

[ Inspiration ]

Inspiration from latin inspiratio which initially has both a physiological meaning (action from air in the lungs) and a figurative meaning (divine breath that compels a particular action).


Inspiration is an essential intellectual component within the creative process. Required upfront or during a project, the process of inspiration means immersion to understand the challenges and constraints within the framework. Inspiration also fuels the project with creative orientations or solutions. This process allows the designer to come up with creative concepts or solidify intentions. 

At Meaningful, the inspiration process is an exploration that we address in several dimensions, ranging from art and graphic design to imagination and fiction. We also include anthropological research to investigate users' aspirations. In this vein, we conduct field visits  and study creative, technology and business trends.

Useful quote

"You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club."
Jack London

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