The Business of Design: How to Build a Successful Career as a Designer

Designers: Expand Your Knowledge Beyond Design – Here’s Why

As a designer, our primary focus is creating beautiful and practical designs. However, to be successful as freelancers or in-house designers, it’s essential to understand business basics.

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Let's dive into the real, raw and wildly wonderful life of being a creative who wears multiple hats—from the drawing board to the dinner table—this blog delves into balancing professional creativity with personal fulfilment.
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the human spirit in design. 



Care for your mind, body, and spirit will let your creativity shine. Remember, as a creative, you have the power to inspire and move both yourself and others. Never hold back, feel insecure, or lose hope. Your talent is a gift that can bring emotional, financial, and personal rewards. Trust in your abilities—they will guide you to your definition of success. Keep learning, follow your path with faith, and always trust your intuition. Work to make a difference, not just to impress. Balance work with rest, and remember: God, yourself, family, and friends come first, not just your job.

MY MISSION is for you as a creative to hear again: 

Design is not just about being creative; it’s about understanding the relationship between people and design. When designers can read between the lines and use information that’s not being said, they can create designs that truly make a difference. Using intuition and empathy are crucial elements of successful design. Intuition is often described as a […]

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Design is a competitive field, and standing out from the crowd can be challenging. While technical skills and creativity are essential, a certain “x-factor” can make all the difference in ensuring a successful design career. In this blog post, we’ll explore this elusive quality and how designers can cultivate it to achieve success.

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Design is a dynamic and constantly evolving process. It is never stagnant and always adapting to new circumstances and influences. This fluidity makes design such a fascinating field to work in.To succeed in the design world, one must be willing to embrace change and be open to new ideas. This means staying up to date […]

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As a designer, three critical factors can significantly enhance the quality of your work. These factors are often referred to as the ‘X-factors’, and they include: EXPERTISE Expertise is the foundation of good design work. It involves profoundly understanding design principles, techniques, and tools. You must invest time in learning and mastering new skills to […]

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I'm a designer, just like you. We're all trying to keep up with life's ever-changing seasons and the wild ride of being a designer. But we're so much more than that, aren't we? We're caregivers, buddies, life enthusiasts who find joy in more than just pixels and screens. We're all navigating through this life, each in our own unique way, but somehow, we're together in it.

Here's what I believe: You're powerful, way more than you might think. And in this cozy corner of the internet, I'm all about keeping you inspired, pumped, and ready to take on the world.



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