Robert Newman (Resource Guides on the site) and Kate Elazegui present examples and tips for fresh design.
This may be because I’m not a designer, but I’m really confused by the constant “These are the designs I’ve done” thing. Yes, we learn by looking at other people’s work, we get ideas from other work, but I really don’t feel like I’m getting much out of this. Also, brainstorming to me means we present a challenge or problem and toss around possible solutions. Does going back through your portfolio and telling me about your thought processes count?
– Collect illustrations and layouts you like to look at while brainstorming.
– Functionality and practicality over beautiful design
I left this session 30 minutes early and wandered over to the exhibits. Found some cool things I’ll write about after lunch.