This Complex Techniques section contains several systems of control for the creative thinking process. The Essential Glanside and Material Fusion models are designed to demonstrate how Glanside Techniques connect and combine to offer a diverse range of creative solutions to tackle any project. The 6 Thinking Hats technique, designed by Edward De Bono, a signifiant figure in creative thinking with a PhD degree in medicine from Cambridge, is an effective approach to controlling creative thinking for both an individual or a group.