Graphic Designers – Where to Get Inspiration From

by Rafael on 05/03/2012

by Rafael  |  May 3, 2012  |  Design

For some, being inspired comes naturally; for others, not so much. What the latter needs to understand is that inspiration can be tricky. It manifests itself in different forms. Not everyone can take a walk around the block and come back home with a month’s worth of design ideas. If you’re stuck in a ditch and couldn’t think of new ideas, watching some of these videos might help you see how other graphic designers find their inspiration.

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Edinburgh’s Telford College: Ian Lauder Graphic Design Presentation


Ian Lauder talks about what you need to learn if you want to be successful in graphic design.

MCG: Shopping for Creative Inspiration


The guys at Mack|Crounse goes to a grocery store to get their fix of new ideas.

Graphic Design Projects : Good Poster Ideas


Karl Deutsch explains what you should consider when coming up with a good poster idea.

Comic Book Artist: Kody Chamberlain


Kody Chamberlain is a graphic artist that works primarily on comic books. He shares where he draws his inspiration from and gives us a peek into his work process.

Graphic Design Career Tips : How Much Money Do Graphic Designers Make?


Knowing how much your designs are worth can be a good motivator. The video may be outdated but this should give you a ballpark figure on how much graphic designers make.

Graphic Designer Karey Uhler: On Inspiration


Karey Uhler draws her inspiration from shopping. She explains how in this short video.

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Rafael Rivera is an editor and writer for the UPrinting Blog. He is always on the hunt for the latest graphic design news and posts. He aims to inspire graphic designers to think outside the box to create better designs for their clients. Through the tips he gives out every week, Rafael also wishes to help business owners produce better marketing materials for their business.

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