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what do designers do?

  • I manipulate people’s perception and get paid for it.

  • Art Direction
    Art Direction is the formulation of guidelines for the development of a specific creative product. The Art Director, as leader of a team comprised of various creative experts, makes decisions to achieve a product’s greatest possible potential.
    Corporate Design
    Corporate design describes the compilation and definition of visual elements of a brand identity such as logo, typography, color and image concept, business layout and architecture.
    Editorial Design
    Editorial design is the conception and design of journals, newspapers, magazines, brochures, and books and is directly connected with the redactional work.
    Print
    Print spans the design of all printed objects.
    Packaging Design
    Packaging Design, which next to their advertising and informational function also provides a protective and logistical function.
    Typeface Design
    Typeface design is the design of lettering, to be employed throughout a design.
    Web Design
    Web design is the conception, design, and structure of websites, the navigation, and the user guide. It addresses interface design from information offers and applications in the World Wide Web.
  • motivation for designing

    to motivate, to document, to provoke, to do something entirely irrelevant that makes the world neither better or worse.

  • learned to design

    St. Martins College of Art and Royal College of Art in London.

  • year since working as
    professional designer

    1997

  • age of first design career thought

    3

  • working at night per month

    Once a month.

what is a dream client like?

  • Nice with loads of money.

  • relationship with client

    I hate them and they hate me.

  • getting along with salary

    It is difficult to cope.

  • Holger Jacobs

  • Mind Design

  • London

  • United Kingdom