Inspiration hits you when you don’t expect it. That is why we, creative professionals, have to constantly be in a medium that inspires us. Everyone gets their inspiration differently, but it doesn’t hurt to try new things. Maybe you will find a muse that you never dreamed of, and it will take you to new design heights. Gazing at galleries truly is a guilty pleasure of mine.
The word ‘typography’ has its origins in Greek the words ‘typos’ (form) and ‘graphe’ (writing). It’s the art and technique that consists of arranging type with the purpose of making language more visible. Do you know the difference between typeface and font?
This is a great market to branch out to, as a designer. Smartphones have completely exploded and, setting aside the Android vs. iOS vs. Windows debate, you can be sure there’s a lot of work to be done in mobile app design and the design of all the mobile-app related paraphernalia, be they website or something else entirely. That’s why we’ve selected 25 of our favorite iPhone and Android app designs to inspire you.
During the past decade, one of the most used catch phrases worldwide was probably “Would you like fries with that?”. This decade, it’s less gastronomical and more technological: “There’s an app for that”. With a fast developing environment for mobile technology, there is an application for almost anything and everything. Why not check out how you could save time and energy, while making your work easier and more pleasant with just a few swipes of the screen?
So now you’re a manager. It doesn’t matter what the job’s called. Be it team leader, project manager, team manager or any other title, it boils down to one thing: there’s a group of people who need managing, and you’re the person to manage them. As people go, designers tend to have a lot more individuality in them and be less willing to work in a team effectively. That’s why managing a design team is even more of a challenge than regular team management.