Common Mistake Graphic Designers Make
There are common mistakes graphic designers make in their line of work. As a matter of fact, we may fail to admit it. When I start making my way as designers, I made lots of mistakes. Once you start working for the various entities, you quickly learn that there are a lot of things you need to avoid as a designer.
Although we make mistake, we need to be aware of them. Usually, there is a lesson to learn from this mistakes, hoping you can learn the same too…
Mistake Graphic Designers Make
- Failing to draft the brief
- Not Sketching Before any Design work
- Forgetting White Space is your Friend
- Using too Many Different Fonts in One Design
- Failing to proofread
- Not Using Rulers on Screen
- Using Low-Resolution Web Images for Print Media
- Not Designing Logos in Vector Format
- Forgetting to Saving Frequently
- Absence of Backing up Files on an External Hard Drive
- Not Asking for a Down Payment before Starting a Project
- Avoiding Contracts in your work
- Under Charging for Design Projects
- Failing to set Deadlines for Projects
- Not Staying Up on Current Design Trends
- ‘Borrowing’ other people’s work
- Taking constructive criticism too personally
Avoiding some of these simple mistakes graphic designers make, may give you a better hand working in the design industry.
Which mistakes as a graphic designer have you made? How have you avoided it?
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