Six tips to maximize creativity 🚀
Courtesy of @kalypsodesigns
Some of the best creativity-related practices for junior designers.
1. Master Photoshop Illustrator
2. Seek inspiration (not imitation)
3. Be aware of trends (be you.)
4. Keep it simple
5. Archive visual harmony
6. Yes to stock resources
Master Photoshop Illustrator
You should make a point of getting up to speed through practice, online courses, workshops or video tutorials
Seek inspiration (not imitation)
instead of copying the result, analyze the piece or style that caught your attention and identify the factors that make it so appealing. To get inspired take a look at the websites like Dribbble or UpLabs to look at what designers create. Or do research on websites like Top WordPress Web Design Companies or a similar.
Be aware of trends (be you.)
Be aware, but don’t follow the trends. your individuality as an artist and your integrity as a designer is what will make you a trendsetter.
Keep it simple
Trust your instinct and the word of experienced designers that say the strongest designs are those with a clear and coherent concept.
Archive visual harmony
Identifying the relevance of each element and working with them according to that importance helps you achieve visual hierarchy.
Yes to stock resources
You can customize them to give them your original touch. Plus they are high resolution, suitable for any professional use.
Bonus — 6 tools that may be useful in your designer way:
Kinsta – Premium WordPress Hosting for Everyone. Kinsta’s managed WordPress hosting service helps you take care of all your website needs.
Crello — the simplest online image editor. A simple but powerful tool to create awesome designs for any social media format — posts, covers, graphics, and posters using the best software on the web. It’s easy! A lot of animated designs.
Leadpages — lets you build beautiful, high-converting websites, unlimited landing pages, pop-up forms you can add to your other websites.
Flowkit — allows designers to create frighteningly fast user flows within Sketch and Figma.
Webflow — all-in-one web design tool that allows users to design, build, and launch responsive websites visually.
FlyWheel — is managed WordPress hosting built for designers and creative agencies.