Have you ever sat at your desk, quietly cursing your boss for failing to understand your untapped creative gifts? Or maybe just biding your time until she intuits that life would be 1000% easier for you if the company had more interns? We are often guilty of waiting – particularly when it comes to innovating within our own job description or work culture. We expect our bosses and co-workers to intuit our needs. How could they NOT see that you are eminently qualified to helm the new project your company just landed? How could they NOT observe that your monitor is on the fritz and it’s killing your productivity? How could they NOT notice you’ve clearly outgrown your current position and are no longer challenged? Sigue leyendo
Design is a universal language. It transcends all cultural and national boundaries. It is diverse and ever-changing. Despite the fact that designs can be universally appreciated, the artists behind them are all unique and talented individuals.
What kind of designer are you? What is your philosophy? How do you contribute to the design community? Designers from different walks of life might have similar answers to these questions, and yet we are all different.
Some designers take it upon themselves to educate those who have not yet developed an appreciation for Web design and art. Some designers aim to improve the overall quality of design on the Internet.
And of course, some designers strive primarily to make a good living from their talents so that they can live a comfortable life.
Whatever your reason for being a designer, you are unique.
- If you want to be a well-paid designer, please the client.
- If you want to be an award-winning designer, please yourself.
- If you want to be a great designer, please the audience.
Purists will say that great design is timeless. Yes, in an ideal world, we should ignore trends.
Pragmatically speaking, though, there is a lot of value in monitoring and incorporating design trends, especially with regard to websites.
Let’s face it: the web changes at a rapid pace. Unlike in other media, design trends on the web are not just driven by aesthetics.
Technology is changing that can drastically alter the capabilities of the medium.
In 2010, we’re seeing designers continuing to push the boundaries of web design, setting the following clear trends… Sigue leyendo
¿ Recordáis Spotify, no? La aplicación que te permite escuchar música gratuitamente vía streaming y de la que recientemente comentábamos nuevas funciones sociales. Hoy en Spotify han anunciado nuevas modalidades de su aplicación para ofrecer a los usuarios un modo más económico de acceder a toda la música del catálogo sin cortes publicitarios. Sigue leyendo