Everything around us is a result of intelligent design. Whether it be the pencil we use or a phone in your hand everything is a result of meticulous thinking by someone whose job it was to make sure you get only the best. As the designer whether it be in graphic, fashion, industrial or any other field this is a mix of art and science so it’s important that you know how to balance them and create something stunning. Here are some things that you need to do to make your designs better.

Do your research well

Ideas for designs don’t pop out of thin air. You need to start from somewhere and research is the best place to start. Any form of design is not purely an artistic endeavour. There is a technical part and usually, this is what needs to be researched. Apart from that getting inspired by other work of a similar capacity is also very important for the success of a design. When researching it is important to be open to ideas at the same time don’t be influenced too much by them because this is your creation.

Focus on what needs to be achieved

The main difference between art and design is that for the most part design has a strict focus and a set of needs that need to be achieved. Because of this, it is very important that you have a clear idea of what you want to achieve from your designs. Talk to your client and make sure you know what they want. Do your research and get a good idea of what works.

Plan out your design process

The design process changes from person to person but at the end of the day for it to be successful you need to have a plan. Take some time to sit back and plan out your design process. This will ensure that your time is spent well and that you won’t be lost at any point.

Prototyping

This is one of the most important things that you should do. You might have a certain idea in your head and you might be able to create it on screen. However, at the end of the day your design needs to have a physical form and unless you prototype it you’ll have no idea how it will behave. Whether you use additive manufacturing Singapore, or just print it out, prototyping is important.

The perfect design does exist and all you need to do is make it. Do these things and you will be able to make it happen.

 

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