5 Common Problems That Limit Your Creative Success

5 Common Problems That Limit Your Creative Success

After working on Design Instruct as its editor for the last 6 years and being a creative professional myself, I can say that there has been no shortage of life lessons and insights along the way.

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Flat Line Graphic Design Tools Icon Set Freebie

Flat Line Graphic Design Tools Icon Set Freebie

We’ve got a great set of icons exclusively for Design Instruct readers.

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An Interview with a Young, Up-and-Coming Designer: Shaivalini Kumar

An Interview with a Young, Up-and-Coming Designer: Shaivalini Kumar

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.

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8 Fantastic Tips for Beginner Graphic Designers

8 Fantastic Tips for Beginner Graphic Designers

Graphic design can be overwhelming for beginners looking to get a few projects under their belt. However, with the right attitude and a few of these tips, you’ll be well on your way to building an impressive design portfolio.

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5 Tips to Make Your Design Portfolio Stand Out in 2016

5 Tips to Make Your Design Portfolio Stand Out in 2016

If you found it hard to make your design portfolio stand out in 2015, then you should seize this New Year as an opportunity to create the portfolio you know you deserve. 

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Typical Mistakes Even Experienced Developers Make Writing CSS for WordPress Themes

Typical Mistakes Even Experienced Developers Make Writing CSS for WordPress Themes

WordPress is super-flexible but retains its shape nonetheless. Coding standards are one of the ways which helps it do that.

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8 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Your Design Portfolio

8 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Your Design Portfolio

For creative professionals, an online portfolio can become your most powerful marketing tool. It communicates your skillset and exposes your work to countless potential clients worldwide who are looking for someone just like you.

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7 Next-Level Collage Artists to Inspire You

7 Next-Level Collage Artists to Inspire You

You’ve probably tried your hand at collage making once or twice in your life. These artists take it to the next level.

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Lessons from the Ocean: A Surfer’s Guide to Design Thinking

Lessons from the Ocean: A Surfer’s Guide to Design Thinking

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.

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How to Design an eCommerce Store to Maximize Conversions (13 Strategies)

How to Design an eCommerce Store to Maximize Conversions (13 Strategies)

eCommerce is about making sales. Period. That means if you own an eCommerce website, maximizing conversions should always be one of the top items on your to-do list. Today let’s look at a few ways you can improve the conversion rate on your eCommerce site.

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5 Reasons Why it’s Good to Be a Beginner Designer

5 Reasons Why it’s Good to Be a Beginner Designer

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.

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4 Tips to Simplify Your Web Design

4 Tips to Simplify Your Web Design

“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.

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