We all have our aspirations and goals in life and career. For me, it goes from having an impact on my full-time work to helping designers via my blog, email newsletter, and other educational content. I need to work damn hard to achieve these goals! Making the most of every
Visual Design often doesn't receive the respect it deserves among other disciplines such as UX, Development, and so on. I have faced situations like: Devs have already started the development based on UX. Just spend a few hours adding colours, please. We do not need visual design. Our devs are
The tagline for my newsletter goes as below: Grow As Designer | Helping Designers Grow Their Value and Income. It's a bit unclear, right? What the heck is "Value" anyway? How can you grow it? Well, there are many meanings to it and ways to grow it for a designer, but
Technical skills will get you so far in Design. You need to focus on soft skills such as Communication, Time Management if you want to grow and stand out.
Dear Designer, You have done an amazing job this year! Maybe you didn’t achieve everything you wanted. Go easy on yourself. Design is hard! You are expected to touch everything from stating business problems to communicating your solutions to developers, stakeholders. You work hard on making sense of data
Meticulously structured design courses are valuable. Study them, learn them, but if you ever get overwhelmed (and you will), bear in mind that the real work environments are not that strict, you will have room to break the rules you learned, explore and make your own rules.
Enjoy your time with video games, do not see it as a waste of time as society thinks. This is YOUR time, use it as you like it. It will make you a better designer.