This tip should’ve been #1. Yes, it’s that important. Anyways, here goes – Do personal projects. Yes, that’s it. In between projects I usually take a couple hours to go into my program of choice and just create something. You’d … Continue reading
That mesh warp tool in After Effects is a wonderful tool that seems to get overlooked by most. If you’re into motion design, give it a whirl, it’s a simple plugin that offers some interesting possibilities.
If you don’t move, you die! Change. Embrace it.
I am firmly of the belief that when you are launching a new business you should be sure to put some thought into your visual appeal. There is nothing worse than a company which has a great idea that gets neglected because they have a messy brand representation.
Don’t make that mistake. Your idea deserves quality representation.
Learn to say NO. Apparently a memo went out that says that designers and in particular freelancers do not have bills to pay and so we can just around doing free work. We need to correct that misconception and put … Continue reading
Love what you do! If you do not love your job then your designs will not sparkle quite as well as they would if you were PASSIONATE about them.
I know february 14th has long gone…but this is my blog and I do as I like. But really though, I have no idea why this vid was not posted before but I have decided to remedy that today!
With no further ado…I present to you…
Focus on doing great work and business will come your way. A slow client stream will be unnerving at first, but just focus on pleasing those that you have. The dam will burst eventually.
Be passionate about what you do! “If you find that you’re unhappy at work, see if you can get a job in an industry that you are passionate about.” [Passion of the Designer]
Keep it Simple Stupid (KISS design principle). Get rid of all unnecessary frills. Look at Nike and Adidas’ logos if you want graphic examples. Simple in design is usually effective. [Simply Effective Designs]