Archives for December 16, 2010

Surviving in a Design World: What Every Student Should Know

By: Amanda Montgomery, guest blogger

Each year, countless students enter into highly competitive design programs in universities around the world with the intention to develop an invaluable skill set that ‘supposedly’ lays a strong creative foundation and will help them to become better professionals.

However in a recent article from Fast Company Magazine, notorious designer Gadi Amit voices several concerns not only about how he continues to see design student portfolios lacking the quality they once offered, but more importantly if this lack of quality is stemming from the very institution in a position to correct this trend.

Even prior to the economic recession [Read more…]