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Get a fresh perspective on your creative challenges. Take some space, have some fun – and produce work you love.

The science behind great creativity

From Kanye West to Charles Dickens, creative people understand that getting deep into creative challenges is the key to solving them. But it’s also the key to deeply enjoying work. Research shows that reaching a state of ‘flow’, where you lose track of time and find your creative sweet spot, not only yields your best output, it’s also the secret to human happiness. You don’t need to be a neuroscientist to see that’s a win-win…
Get more ‘aha!’ moments
Those moments where your big idea strikes? Neuroscience shows that these don’t come from nowhere – they’re the culmination of a series of brain states… 
Connect the dots
These brain states include intense concentration, interspersed with play and relaxation. Play is associated with high-level reasoning, while relaxation turns your attention inwards to help you reach insights.
Tune out to tune up
The ability to tune out the outside world will also serve you well – there are certain brain activities that work better when you’re alone. Get into a state of ‘constructive internal reflection’ and see the ideas flood in.
“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.”
Steve Jobs

Deep working creative minds

Maya Angelou's work was underpinned by simple but strict rituals and a deep work approach. She had a room reserved for writing (which had just a bed, desk, Bible, dictionary, deck of cards and a bottle of sherry). After her 6am coffee, she'd work uninterrupted into the afternoon.
“If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.” So says John Cleese. Mr Monty Python says that periods of uninterrupted deep thinking go hand-in-hand with play in his office, and he fiercely protects time and space to work alone.
When trying to finish The Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling struggled to find creative headspace. So, she checked into a hotel suite close to Edinburgh Castle. Here, she was able to concentrate, focus, and ultimately write the wildly successful conclusion to the Harry Potter series.

Making use of FLOWN to power creativity

Get away for a creative escape
Book a FLOWN space and plan your creative getaway. Our collection of properties will be the perfect setting for your next masterpiece.
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Get creative with other FLOWN members
Join a daily Flock session – our virtual accountability groups – tap into your brain's triggers to help you focus on your creative challenges.
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Learn how to be more creative
Become a deep work expert with the FLOWN Academy, our bite-sized lessons on creativity and flow.
Inject more play and creativity into your day
Take a randomly assigned FLOWN Quest during your break, so you can process your thinking and shift your perspective.
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Tickle your imagination
Ditch doomscrolling and indulge in mentally enriching ideas in the FLOWN Almanac.

Get creative with FLOWN.

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FLOWN HERE is a suite of tools to help you with focus, accountability, and creativity.


Join one of our facilitated deep work sessions, and get more done - in the company of our community - than you can imagine. Learn more


Take one of hundreds of challenges during your work break, to shift your perspectives and allow fresh ideas to flood in. Learn more


Delve into our wealth of instructional and inspirational content, including the FLOWN Academy and FLOWN Almanac.
FLOWN AWAY is a curated collection of local and remote homes and hotels that you and your team can use when you need to get away to work.


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  • Ideal workspace including monitor and lumbar-supported chair
  • Inspirational aspect and proximity to nature
  • Equipment to support team off-sites
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