Always on the lookout for great sources for our entrepreneurs here at the DI, we came across this website recently. It is jam packed with resources to help you design a great business, brand, and product. And it doesn’t assume design knowledge! So go have a look at Design for Founders, and while you are there take a look at their book.
Great design can make or break your business.
If you want to be a better designer, you have to do something about it. Whether that’s learning something new, trying a different type of project, or thinking about feedback and criticism.
Here are ten ways to get started:
1. Learn a New Technique or Skill
Growing as a designer starts with continued education. Whether formal or on your own, there are plenty of ways to learn a new skill or freshen up on a technique that you’ve been wanting to master.
Here are a few ways to get started:
Take a class as a local college or online.
Social media is here to stay in the marketing world and, by all accounts, it will only further penetrate all aspects of life and work. As we enter 2016, many social-media experts are already forecasting the direction of social media in the new year.
Entrepreneurship can be a stressful endeavour.
It’s a path that most people never consider – and for good reason.
It seems more difficult, more uncertain, and scarier in general. You don’t have a boss telling you where to be, when to be there, or what to do. It’s all up to you. This freedom can be amazing, but at times, it can also be a huge weight on your shoulders.
This month is heritage month is South Africa, where we celebrate our heritage on the 24th of September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people.
For some inspiration to kick us off for heritage month, here is small selection from a pinterest board, that curates designers influenced by their heritage