Tag: design process

  • An Introduction to Inkscape

    Inkscape is an open-source vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, with tons of features to help you execute your concepts and turn them into professional-grade designs. As a graphic designer you will likely be using Inkscape for a lot of your work, so it’s best to master what the program has to offer as […]

  • Creating an Effective Mood Board

    As the saying goes, time is money, especially for a freelance graphic designer. To be successful you want your design process to be as efficient as possible, while delivering high-quality designs.

  • Writing the Design Brief

    A prospect has contacted you with a great opportunity and you can’t wait to get started. But hold your horses — you don’t want to accept the project without knowing the details first. Or worse, you decide to dive right in, only to discover that the project is more trouble than it’s worth.

  • A Typical Design Process

    After you and the client have agreed on the project specifics and signed the contract, you will finally be able to put your design skills to work. But hold your horses — it’s not as simple as creating nice images right off the bat.

  • Kickstarting Your Design Process

    A client has checked out your portfolio and is interested in hiring your services. What’s next? Here are some steps to kickstart your design process.