The Best Pieces of Advice Every Designer Needs to Know

For budding designers or newbies, one advice from a pro can change the course of their careers. Producing ideas isn’t normally the problem – designers, newbie or seasoned, have plenty of that. Usually, it’s the self-doubt that creeps in, second-guessing if what you have in mind is the best thing that you can come up with. Below is a compilation of the best tips and pieces of advice to help designers deal with the joy of the art and the demands of the job.

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Don’t beat yourself up if your first attempt of a design is a failure. No one gets it right the first time. Perfection requires practice and patience.

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Pedal Power Generator

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Charge your devices while working your leg muscles with K-Tor Pedal Power Generator. This devices outputs 20 watts of electricity at 120 volts, enough power to charge your devices. It is very portable and very easy to set up.

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Creative CV Layouts That Will Get You Hired

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Your curriculum vitae is the single most important document that you’ll ever make in your career. It can make or break your job application which is why it is important for you to use the best design and layout so you can make a good first impression. It serves as your passport to success so if you don’t exert any effort in making it visually appealing then the odds of landing a job may not be that good. There are many ways to add more zest into your CV and make it more noticeable. If you need help then you can take a look at the following designs for inspiration.

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20 Best Magazine Covers of 2014

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The art of print design and magazine covers is more important than ever. Magazine covers is a special genre, where every fraction of a second in contact with the audience. It’s important that art directors, editors, and photographers get their magazine covers right. Scroll down for our selection of 20 inspiring magazine covers.

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Vogue Turns Real-Life Fashion Models Into Dolls

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Models Elizabeth Erm and Magdalena Frackowiak transform into crazy cool real-life designer Barbie dolls for Vogue Paris by an Italian fashion photographer Giampaolo Sgura. The “dolls” have unique, brand-appropriate backgrounds and scores of wonderful little accessories from our favorite designers like Chanel, Valentino, Gucci and more.

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The 14th Solar Balloon Festival in Colombia

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A view of balloon depicting an Alebrije, is seen at the 14th Solar Balloon Festival in Envidago December 31, 2014. According to the festival organizers, the Alebrije balloon will be largest replica of an Alebrije. This year features a theme on Mexican history and culture, organizers added. (Photo by Fredy Builes/Reuters)

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Spicy Resume Layouts That Will Set You Apart from the Rest

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Seeking employment these days require not just skills but also a creative mind in order to land a job. If you’re relying solely on your qualifications then you are definitely not maximizing the opportunity to capture the attention of potential employers. You need to spice up your CV and make it more noticeable to enhance the possibility of getting that second look from headhunters. Take a look at these great and awesome designs that you can use for your resume that will certainly set you apart from other applicants:

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SOG Key Knife

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SOG Key Knife resembles the shape of a standard key that hides a compact size blade. Made from stainless steel, this key knife will be always at your side for all your cutting needs.

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60+ Amazing Photo Manipulation Tutorials For Photoshop

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Photo Manipulation is a form of art that let you bring your imaginations to your computer screen in the form of a stunning piece of art and Photoshop is the best photo editing tool that provides you enough flexibility and options to create some amazing artworks. In this roundup, we are presenting some Amazing Photo Manipulation Tutorials For Photoshop. Follow these tutorials to learn some awesome techniques to create wonderful artworks.

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Top Notch Designs For Your Resume

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Think that you can easily land your dream job just because you’re the best candidate for the position? Think again. With so many applicants these days, getting considered even for an interview invitation is not that easy anymore especially when your CV is mixed with the rest of the pile. The moment that an employer glances at your resume, it needs to make a good impression and must be able to engage them to read more about your details. Here are some top notch designs that you can use so you can secure a spot in the shortlist and increase your chances of getting hired:

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Unique CV Templates That Are Highly Creative and Beautiful

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Are you still using the same old dull and plain layout for your resume? A lot of job seekers make the mistake of using these bland designs without knowing that they are actually impairing their chances of landing an interview. Being the most qualified candidate doesn’t necessarily mean that you already have the edge over other applicants. You also need to be more imaginative on how to present this on paper and encourage employers to read your application. Below are some very interesting and unique templates that you can use not only to highlight your skills but also the look of your CV.

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5 Zesty Resume Layouts to Call the Attention of Recruiters

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Still not getting any feedback regarding your recent job application? The problem may not lie with your credentials and qualifications but it could possibly be with the curriculum vitae that you are using. Sure you may be the most qualified candidate technically but that edge could be easily undermined if the details are not well-presented and styled to call the attention of the person that you intend to see it. Regardless if you’re the best person for that certain position, you won’t even get that job interview invitation if you can’t pursue recruiters to glance at that piece of document that has that valuable information. It has to be unique and visually inviting to read. If you need some creative designs for your CV then here are 5 great layouts that you may like:

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ColoRing Furniture by Jo Nagasaka

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Jo Nagasaka, the president of Schemata Architects, designed this magnificent collection of wooden furniture called ColoRing.

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Coarse Toys by Mark Landwehr

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Coarse toys represent for many people the finest expression of the art toy scene. Half sculptures, half pop culture icons, they really set the standards for the scene. It all began when German artist and graphic designer Mark Landwehr decided to create three-dimensional pieces out of his drawings. Currently working in Honk Kong, he runs Coarse Toy company with the help of Sven Waschk and Chrissi Jülich.

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