50 Things every graphic Designer should know.

by Hug - 02-03-2015, 02:43 AM
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Posted: 02-03-2015, 02:43 AM
Some of these really make me happy like my Favorite

44- if you’re going to fail, fail well
1- you are not the first.
2- there is always someone better.
3- success is not a finite resource.
4- you cannot score without a goal.
5- starting anything requires energy.
6- the path to work is easier than you think.
7- have a positive self-image.
8- create a clean and simple website.
9- curate your work.
10- listen to your instincts.
11- make your work easy to see
12- hand-write addresses
13- time is precious: get to the point
14- never take an unpaid internship
15- do as many internships as you can stand
16- don’t waste your internship
17- make friends with a printer
18- find your local d.i.y. store and pound shop
19- be patient
20- ask questions
21- ask for opportunities
22- seek criticism, not praise
23- make friends, not enemies
24- news travels fast
25- don’t get drunk at professional events
26- network
27- dress smart, look business like
28- never work for free
29- negotiate
30- read contracts
31- make your invoice stand out
32- there’s no such thing as a bad job
33- there’s no such thing as a bad client
34- embrace limitations
35- the environment is not a limitation
36- boring problems lead to boring solutions
37- new ideas are always ‘stupid’
38- do not underestimate self-initiated work
39- justify your decisions
40- show sketches, not polished ideas
41- work with the client, not against them
42- don’t always take no for an answer
43- pick your battles
44- if you’re going to fail, fail well
45- be an auteur
46- take responsibility for failure
47- share your ideas
48- get out of the studio
49- awards are nice, but not vital
50- don’t take yourself too seriously
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Posted: 15-05-2015, 10:28 PM
yes right, i like the last statement, just feel it relax
sorry for my English Smile
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Posted: 16-05-2015, 04:17 PM
nice tips dude
my problem is just my pc specs is not great to run heavy software Tongue
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Posted: 20-05-2015, 05:54 PM
"new ideas are always ‘stupid’" Interesting point.
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Posted: 23-05-2015, 12:26 PM
XD "46- take responsibility for failure" I always say it wasn't my idear and somebody else should take the responsibility
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Posted: 25-05-2015, 05:37 AM
(23-05-2015, 12:26 PM)Mr.Strong Wrote: XD  "46- take responsibility for failure" I always  say it wasn't my idear and somebody else should take the responsibility

uh-huh  :yus:
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Posted: 29-05-2015, 08:46 AM
Good list, I can't help but feel that this list or the majority of it can be applied to anything.
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Posted: 29-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Point 2 is motivating Tongue
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Posted: 02-06-2015, 08:35 PM
Really motivating, thanks.
@Believer rocks
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Posted: 03-06-2015, 05:15 PM
Point 44 is the same as... Oh wait, You repeated the point 44. In the biggining & at the end.
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