I recently asked 5 of my favorite designers including Milton Glaser, David Airey, Erik Spiekermann, Jacob Cass and Pablo Impallari about their thought on basic design principles.
I believe basic is the first place we start. No mater what you are trying to learn, you learn the basics first.
“Work out the way how you are least like the competition” – Bernadette Jiwa, Make Your Idea Matter. We all want to be different from competitor don’t we? But there is one hard question to answer you ask yourself, “how do I make myself difference from the competition?”
I’ve finished reading a book recently, Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of Chermayeff & Geismar. And I wonder long enough thinking “what makes their logo famous? What so special in these logo?” I learned that a top designer is not limited to how beautiful his/her artwork is, how good their …
In fact, it is not hard at all if you want to be a better designer. A simple tweak in your daily habits can have a lot of impact on you.