A look at the process of design

In this weeks episode of the Honest Designers Show, we talk about each of our design processes. We look at everything from the initial brainstorm, to the initial ideas, early stage designs, refinements, and final mockups. This is an insight into the workflow of four successful designers.

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Best free flower images

It’s not secret that I love flowers. A recurring theme you’ll see in both my graphic products and pattern designs. I even have a pinterest board dedicated to flowers only with over 325 pins and growing!

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Overcoming isolation as a designer

Working from home alone can be a dream come true for some designers. I know for me, it’s truly a blessing and something I don’t take for granted at all. But you do run the risk of becoming too isolated, and as a creative, that could potentially have a negative impact on you and your craft.

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Is formal design education worth it?

So many of us are self taught in our creative fields. Even though I went the formal education route to study graphic design, I’m actually almost completely self-taught when it comes to illustration. I did art at school, but that’s about it. So I’ve experienced both sides of the coin.

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How to use Textures in your Designs

This tutorial shows you how you can incorporate textures into your design work and transform it from a simple design into something special in minutes.

I’ve used my Tasty Texture Pack in this tutorial and created my layout in Adobe Illustrator.

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An inspirational creative spirit!

Recently my friends over at Design Cuts celebrated their 3rd birthday (Happy Birthday Design Cuts!). They invited the community to design a birthday card using resources they’ve purchased from their market place.

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