Your first idea is never your best. Iteration will make you a better designer! Please remember to subscribe http://bit.ly/1aE5UOT
In this video I demonstrate the iteration/design process with a graphic to advertise a workshop, but I go through this same iteration process when I design websites. I hope this video answers questions about why you should ‘bother’ to design first before you code, and I hope it encourages you to really push your ideas further. Don’t settle for the first thing you create! You can always find small ways to improve it.
A side note that i didn’t cover in the video, is you also need to know when to end the iteration process. I could have kept going for days trying different things with this graphic, but there was other work to do! So another part of iterating is learning when to stop; when to call it ‘done’ and move on to the next project!
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Hello there! I’m Charli and I’m a web and graphic designer from New Zealand currently living in London and posting design videos every Saturday about tools, projects, and concepts and vlogs every Tuesday about my life as a designer. Please subscribe and say hi in the comments so we can be friends 🙂
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Music: DJ Quads
My gorgeous intro animation was created by hand lettering animator Austin Saylor, you should hire him to do yours too: http://www.austinsaylor.com/