How does creative design actually come about? Is the development of new ideas always straightforward and are the results always mature? Author Tanja Pabelick recently explored these questions in the online magazine baunetz interior|design. She shows that in many cases inspiration waits in the strangest places and that coincidences, mishaps and failures often play an important role. Experimentation and improvisation are part of the design process, she writes in her readable article with many illustrative examples from the history of interior design.