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Creative Artifacts

Parsons School of Design via Coursera


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Released in June 2021, Creative Artifacts explores how different tools and structures can be used to increase creativity through a multidisciplinary lens. You will see how renowned artists use machine learning to expand their creative capacities, and you will gain experience collaborating with creative AI tools yourself. On a macro scale, you will examine the business strategies and economic policies that make organizations and regions more creative. As you progress, you will reflect on how these tools and structures can enhance your creativity and how they might impact the larger society. Throughout the course, you will manage your own design research project and gain new insights that can translate into actionable, innovative business initiatives.


  • Creative by Design
    • In this module, you will learn what to expect throughout this course, explore the potential of applying AI to personal creative practice, and start a multilevel design research project.
  • Exploring Personal Creativity with AI
    • In this module, you will identify your creative flow, examine artistic practices and AI-enhanced creative tools for personal creative exploration, and explore design research.
  • Creative Organizations
    • In this module, you will examine innovation strategies, generate deep insights, and apply your learning to your design research project.
  • Creative Economies
    • In this module, you will analyze different aspects of a creative economy, including the roles and potential of a creative intervention.
  • Autonomous Creativity
    • In this module, you will evaluate the risks and implications of AI application in creative industries, practice from automation and biases, and explore discovery and reflection as a mindset within the design research practice.

Taught by

Jeongki Lim


4.8 rating at Coursera based on 16 ratings

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