Every designer or artist wants to have the best possible online portfolio to showcase their work in a manner that will convert visitors into clients. That’s the desired result, but how does a portfolio have to be to deliver those results? The answer is that it’s all relative. Even if we like it or not, […]
You're reading Designing a Portfolio Website with Oversized Typography, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+! The goal of any portfolio site is to showcase your work. That’s a gi...
Most of us are familiar with the saying, “Show, don’t tell.” For those of us working in creative industries, this should be your mantra when building up your résumé. With the rise of the gig-economy and freelance job platforms, which are now home to an abundance of talented freelance designers, illustrators and more, it’s essential when […]
You're reading Designer’s Guide to Promoting Yourself and Your Work, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
You can be the most creative and productive designer in the world, but it doesn’t mean anything without paid work. Designers can rely on repeat clients but it’s important to keep meeting new potential clients and building future relationships. In this post I’d like to share tips and strategies for getting your work out there […]
You're reading Tips for Creating a Great Personal Online Portfolio, originally posted on Designmodo. If you've enjoyed this post, be sure to follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+!
As a designer I think we’ve all experienced the difficulty of creating something personal, including a portfolio. You end up spending countless hours in Photoshop, trying a hundred different things and after two months you realize that your homepage still says “under construction.” This might not be the case for everybody, but being my own […]
We all know white space is a good design element to use within websites or apps. The use of space is one of the tenets of design theory and helps you create visual focus, contrast and organization. When used well, white space — places without other elements in the design, though not always white in […]
Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. Being good at your craft is not enough these days, being unique and authentic will make the cut, but only if enough people know about you. As Michael Simmons writes, authenticity is key in the digital age. Having a strong personal […]