Some designers seem to just have it sorted: great clients, awesome work, and an effortless workflow. Have you ever wondered what their secret is? Route One Print – the UK’s biggest trade printer – decided to find out, by surveying graphic designers from a range to industries to uncover their secrets to success. The team then dug into the results and sorted through their answers to find out exactly what it is that makes a great designer, and you can discover what they found out in a free ebook: 7 Habits of a Highly Effective Designer.
While there isn’t a silver bullet that will turn you into the Milton Glaser overnight, there are certain habits and traits that will help you bring your design business to greatness. This ebook covers everything from where to find inspiration and how to turn those initial sparks into working ideas, to how to stay on top of new developments and use feedback to improve your skillset.
Finally, there are tips for really nailing a project brief, so you can be sure you’re delivering exactly what your client needs.
In this free ebook, leading designers also offer the benefit of their experience to help you get a head-start in the industry. They’ve shared what they wish they’d known when they first started out, and along with some valuable advice for improving your workflow and techniques, so you don’t need to learn everything the hard way.
Graphic designers from a range of backgrounds – from entertainment to nonprofits – all participated in the survey, to give a comprehensive overview of the industry, and because everything in this free ebook comes from design professionals, you know it’s advice you can trust. Download it now to find out more.