The Metaphor of LEGO for creativity

I frequently use LEGO as a metaphor for combinatorial creativity — if we only have bricks of one shape, size, and color, what we build with them remains limited; but if we build with pieces of various shapes, sizes, and colors, our creations will be infinitely more interesting. - Maria Popova

This is a great way to explain the need to have inter-disciplinary thinking.


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