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Top Mistakes Graphic Designing Make


Top Mistakes Graphic Designer's Make

Below is a list of very common mistakes that so called ‘graphic designing’ make.

How many of these do you do regularly?

  1. Take constructive criticism too personally
  2. Not knowing any famous designers in particular Paula Scher, Milton Glaser, Paul Rand and not knowing WHY they were famous
  3. Not Staying Up on Current Events and Design News
  4. Charging too Little for Design Projects
  5. Not Using Contracts to Cover Your Butt
  6. Doing Spec Based Work (If you like it you can pay)
  7. Not Asking for a Down Payment before Starting a Project
  8. Using Poorly Designed Fonts from Free Font Sites
  9. Using Display Fonts as Text Fonts
  10. Not Getting Enough Sleep!
  11. Using the Comic Sans Font
  12. Not Owning the Graphic Artists Guild Handbook
  13. Using too Many Different Fonts in One Design
  14. Not Setting Deadlines for Projects
  15. Forgetting White Space is your Friend
  16. Not Sketching Before Designing
  17. Not Using Rulers on Screen
  18. Relying Totally on the Computer, Especially for Kerning
  19. Using Photoshop Filters After Your First 6 Months
  20. Using Low Resolution Web Images for Print
  21. Not Designing Logos in Vector Format
  22. Making Logos Unable to Reproduce Well Small
  23. Forgetting to Learn Keyboard Shortcuts
  24. Not Backing up Files on an External Hard Drive
  25. Stealing or ‘borrowing’ Other Peoples Work
  26. Not Saving Frequently
  27. Using the dash quotation marks instead of true quotation marks.

If you are doing the following (below) I wouldn’t call yourself a ‘graphic designing’, well at least not a professional one and would recommend doing some more research into the subject area.

12. Using the Comic Sans Font (for the right purpose
13. Using too Many Different Fonts in One Design
19. Using Low Resolution Web Images for Print
20. Not Designing Logos in Vector Format

But remember rules can be broken.

Articles Source : JustCreative

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