Sophie Rocher is an art director and illustrator based in Paris. Here’s a Design Instruct exclusive interview.
Shaivalini Kumar is a young designer who has been featured in Adobe’s 25 Under 25 program for her fantastically colorful and humorous work. We have an interview with this young artist for your reading pleasure.
My relationship with the ocean began before I was born. My parents rented a small boat the weekend “Jaws” was released. Coincidentally, the movie was filmed in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, where my father chose to introduce my mother to the sport of sailing. I’ve been told it did not go well.
In the creative world, experience is often seen as a boon to anyone’s resume. A lack of experience, on the other hand, is often a source of anxiety and stress for many beginners… But it shouldn’t be.
Design is one of those professions wherein true, life-changing insights are best gained when you let it consume you and permeate every aspect of your life. It is only when you have enough experience (and failures) under your belt, that you can really get a sense of what design is really about — and more to the point — what “good” design is really about.
Sometimes we, at Design Instruct, encounter some true things about being a creative that we just have to share with you. Here’s a few to get us started.
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Penmanship is not dead. Artists like Master Penman, Jake Weidmann, is making sure of that.
Sometimes the ideas just don’t come when you need them to. Maybe the random input technique is for you.
Screenings is a new website of curated design videos from the best minds in the industry.
Portfolios are an important asset in the professional lives of many creatives.
Talent is the word we use to describe skills that people possess that we can’t imagine having ourselves. It’s something special and it’s something that probably took a lot of work to develop but nonetheless magical.