Getting along with your designer
Written on the 26 July 2013 by Kellie Williams
Graphic designers and their clients are often notorious for not communicating in the same way.
Sometimes it is the difference between a visual- and a non-visual thinker (the right or left brainer!).
Other times it’s just not sharing the same ‘language’. This lack of effective communication can waste time, money, creativity and have everyone frazzled. In order to be sure you are both speaking clearly, sometimes a bit of ‘to and fro’ is needed. Here are some helpful hints to keep the lines of communication open:
And always see the creation of a design as a process. It can take time, a bit of inspiration and patience, but when the end results are exactly what you wanted, it will be worth it!
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This article was published in Zoom in Business Magazine Issue 10.
Author: Kellie Williams
About: Kellie studied Commercial Art over 20 years ago at James Cook University and has been working in the Printing and Media industries ever since. She has worked for screenprinters, printing companies and newspapers in North Queensland and now runs her own business, Jasper Design, which has Qld and interstate clients.Connect via: Twitter LinkedIn