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.
“Keep It Simple, Stupid!” You’ve definitely heard that before but with these tips, you’ll be well on your way to making it part of your design ethos.
Maps may not seem to be the most glamorous of design commissions but if you’re lucky enough to be tapped to design one, these are the ones to use as inspiration.
We have a small collection of art and design books here at Design Instruct and it’s obvious we need more.
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.
Here are a few more true things we all know.
We love illustrators at Design Instruct.
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.
Google’s redesigned identity hits the right notes and is a masterclass in design thinking.
Meike Nixdorf uses Google Earth to find some fantastic views of some the world’s most renowned mountain ranges.
Ever wonder your fellow creatives do it? Wonder no more.
We talk a lot about the importance of portfolios here at Design Instruct but having a great resumé will get you the interview.