The work is dealing with problem of fashion design in present. Defines terms of creativity and inspiration and deals with them in field of application in fashion design. Analyzing the topic of fashion design, gives examples and suggests techniques for successful creative thinking to produce new and tangible things. The work also indicates to the application of techniques from other fields and their modification for needs of fashion design. Application of techniques has for goal to facilitate the process of creation and designing, it also promotes a new way of thinking and a successful problem solving which fashion designers faces through the process of designing.
In order to understand the essence of multidisciplinary and complexity of creative thought processes there is a need to define each term separately. Creativity is considered as a set of thought processes which lead to new solutions, ideas, theories.  One of key elements of creativity is element of novelty, something new. It can be an "old idea" but if it is applied in a totally new way, new package, that same but recycled idea, it becomes a whole new entity. Creativity should not be initiated in itself, it is present or not. When it is not present it is necessary to resort to the inspiration that will form and cause our creativity.
This article was originally published in the Tekstilna Industrija magazine, June, 2012.