10 Stories of Creative Partners Who’ve Endured and Thrived Without Killing Each Other

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Creative partnerships are very much like romantic relationships. You find someone who sees the world the same way you do; you feel that spark of connectedness; you start building something together; and you try to hold on through the inevitably bumpy ride, where deepening familiarity can either strengthen your bond or tear it apart.

How do you make a creative partnership work over the long haul, without veering off track into a messy divorce? Ten sets of creative partners told AdFreak their stories about how they stay passionate and productive—without wanting to murder each other.


@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.