Tag: designers

25
Nov

10 reasons why designers and clients will never understand each other

From the most seasoned Creative Director to a Graphic Design graduate all know that creatives and clients don’t always see eye-to-eye. Besides having contrasting roles, their perceptions on colours differences, typeface and image source also vary. While designers might value creative ideas, they’re worth nothing to a client if they don’t make money.Continue Reading..

21
Nov

Is a post-secondary education needed to succeed in design?

Gaining a post-secondary education can be an incredibly valuable experience for your design skills. The popular perception of needing education to be successful is getting a college or university degree and working for a company which pays you per your education level. However, it doesn’t always make sense for your career or your wallet.Continue Reading..

05
Oct
15
Sep

10 workplace incentives top designers want

If you’re anything like most people, you’ve fantasized about the perfect workplace. Maybe you imagined eating prime rib at your desk while surrounded by brilliant colleagues. Or you dreamed of working at home office instead of being stuck in rush hour traffic with the other poor saps.Continue Reading..

30
Jun

Memes that highlight the real struggles of designers

Working as a designer isn’t as glorified as many of us like to make it out to be. Sure we sit behind our fancy computers with huge screens, designing pretty images; however working in design can also be one of the most stressful, involving and cutting edge jobs out there. That’s why art director Matt Warren has created a collection of memes that all designers should find familiar.Continue Reading..

29
Feb

This quiz lets you see if you're a match for your client

Good business relationships rarely just happen. The match between Designers and their clients doesn’t always go smoothly once the honeymoon phase is over. The once-anticipated phone calls requesting new creative are now dreaded, and the previously infrequent and brief revision requests are now harsh critiques and redesigns.Continue Reading..

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28
Aug

What famous logos would look like if they were honest

What if brands were forced to create company logos that represented what their image and behaviour represented. For example the FIFA logo has been re-designed to reflect the latest corruption scandal, while the Sony Pictures Entertainment Hack has been implemented into multiple logo redesigns. Continue Reading..

15
Aug

Animated GIFs that only designers get

The design world has its ups and downs–from pain-in-the-ass clients, the frustration of being asked to work for free, to basking in the highs of little victories achieved during work. Creative Market has put together a comical collection of 25 GIFs that brilliantly capture the joys and agonies experienced by designers while on the job.Continue Reading..

13
Jul
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