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Design Discussions 11

Design Discussions 11

Choosing Clients as a Creative Professional Often times when we are starting out as creative professionals, we often feel we need to take all the work we are offered. However this is not always good advice. I am going to go over some of my experiences to help you...

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Design Discussions 10

Design Discussions 10

The Graphic Design Process Simplified As with most creative fields, when you are developing your craft you develop a work flow. This workflow will become refined with practice and repetition as you figure out how you like to work. I will go over my workflow when...

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Design Discussions #9

Design Discussions #9

What is a Case Study and Why You Should be Using Them In Design Discussion #8, we went over ideas of creating self-initiated work and hopefully you have already started on some of these project ideas. Now I am going to go over one of the best ways to present those...

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A Day in the Life #5

A Day in the Life #5

Motivation: How to Change Your Mindset to Succeed Often times, when we are working for our goals, they always seem out of reach and no matter how hard you work you can never seem to catch up to your goals. This can be discouraging for most of us, and I admit I’ve...

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A Day in the Life #3

A Day in the Life #3

It’s OK to Fail: Why You Need to Fail in Order to Become Successful If you’re like me, you have often felt the pressures of expectation. Often times that expectation is self-imposed, but other times you might feel like people are expecting you to be at a certain point...

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A Day in the Life #2

A Day in the Life #2

Get Up and Move to Recharge Your Creativity Quick Exercises to Do in Your Office As designers, we often spend countless hours sitting at our desks and staring at our computers. We often forget we need to get our blood circulating and step away for a bit because we...

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