Do you think that tidiness is directly related to creativity?
That is, the more untidy one is, the more brilliantly creative they are?
A tidy office is like a blank sheet of paper for the mind. It’s fresh, unadulterated and full of promise. An untidy office is the past 100 days news all piled into one big heap of a mess. Waddling through everything just takes too much effort, so the pile keeps stocking up. Kind of like living I suppose in a garbage dump. After awhile we get so used to the stench that it becomes background noise, or filth.
Organized Chaos– Where things look like they are in disarray, but are actually in a systematic order.Organized chaos is alive, with a heart-beat. It says someone lives here, there’s life, there’s energy, but we’ve got it under control.
As opposed to pure Chaos – Where you just don’t know where anything is. Including your brain.
As opposed to Sanitized Chaos- suggesting that everything is just too anally clean that it makes the people within it feel the need to become chaotic just to stay sane and human.
If designers are for clean layouts and keeping things simple and minimal on a page- then I believe they must want this as a reflected within their living and working spaces.
If copywriters are for keeping things simple make for more effective advertisements, then I believe they too deep down enjoy simplicity.
So, no I don’t think tidiness and creativity are dependent on each other. Einsteins hair, the mess that it was, I’m sure had some sort of formula to it.
Here are some interesting links I found on the matter:
In conclusion: I say: Vote for a Clean Environment Space! Vote for a Better Tomorrow!
When can we clean up our office?
Organised Chaos Vs Just Pure Chaos