Lately, people seem to come up with creative names for their profession. I’m not sure if it’s due to boredom or it just feels right, but LinkedIn has been flooded with gurus and specialists of all fields.
How do you present yourself as a designer to someone who doesn’t know what a designer does? And how do you clarify what you do in simple words?
Information design is a field that makes use of visual tools to translate complex data.
You probably heard about data visualization before, but today is the day you get to know why it matters.
Almost two years ago, Melted was just being born, and I wanted my first post to be about what it meant to be a professional designer.
In all truth, I’m still the same self-taught designer that I was back then, except, that now I have professional experience and a new perspective.
Open-design is a movement that consists of the development of physical products by sharing its design information publicly.
It’s a co-creation process between the designer and the user. Because of that, often times they are free and shared online.
Somehow, the greatest clients always seem to encounter jerky designers, and good freelancers struggle with clients who want to pay 9 euros for a logo with unlimited revisions.
Because of this miss-match, I decided to help potential clients identifying a good freelancer.