Oblique Strategies

Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas

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I was introduced to the concept of ‘Oblique Strategies’ several years back (a.k.a. ‘Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas’) which is a ‘card-based method for promoting creativity’ created by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt back in 1975.

The fifth iteration of the the physical deck, consisting of approximately 115 cards, can be purchased over at EnoShop if you’re interested in a more tactile approach. I have an earlier version of the deck of my office desk.

What’s behind the concept of Oblique Strategies: if you get ‘stuck’ or have a creative impasse…..

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