Last year, I wrote a post sharing how I became a professional designer, and why I was going to be a design student.
Now, I’m going to share with you how it went, and why as it turned out, it wasn’t the right decision for me.
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.
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.
More often than not, the debate to ether or not someone needs to go to University to become a graphic designer, pops up. Some say that school can directly impact your ability to work better. Others defend that equal amounts of dedication and practice can bring a lot more to the table than art school.
You’ve decided that you want to be a logo designer. That’s great! But what should be your first steps? Should you devour every book, there is about logos first or start practicing and selling logos right away?
There are a million questions on your mind preventing you from starting or going further on this path.