Does depression drive creativity? 🎭

This interview between Tobias Van Schneider and Stefan Sagmeister, two design powerhouses, provides insights into creativity and productivity. Spoiler alert: the answer is no. The following quote is from a study on genius:

“Although many writers had had periods of significant depression, mania, or hypomania, they were consistently appealing, entertaining, and interesting people. They had led interesting lives, and they enjoyed telling me about them as much as I enjoyed hearing about them...”


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