Posts made in October, 2014


How Do We Do It?

How Do We Do It?


Posted By on Oct 22, 2014

How Do We Do It?

As a creative person, I can tell you that no two projects that I’ve worked on have been identical. Some I’ve taken on without knowing how to actually complete them. The first time I did this was for a family of icons for Hewelett Packard. I hadn’t done something like that before and wasn’t even sure that I could get all of the icons to look like they were stylistically in the same family. While I was thrilled to have the project and needed the money, I was pretty scared of how things would turn out.

Looking back, it’s a mystery to me why the art director that hired me, had so much trust in my abilities. Several weeks and many rounds of icons later, I was able to pull it off. That experience became an important lesson in my career. One that taught me that if I can solve problems, then there’s an infinite number of things that I can do within the realm of design. (This bit is universally applicable…not just in design)

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