80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills
Be more creative on demand and perform at your best.
Have you ever struggled to complete a design project on time? Or felt that having a tight deadline stifled your capacity for maximum creativity? If so, then this book is for you.
Within Creative Workshop, you’ll find 80 creative challenges that will help you achieve a breadth of stronger design solutions, in various media, within any set time period. Exercises range from creating a typeface in an hour to designing a paper robot in an afternoon to designing web pages and other interactive experiences. Each exercise includes compelling visual solutions from other designers and background stories to help you increase your capacity to innovate.
This book also includes useful brainstorming techniques and wisdom from some of today's top designers. By road-testing these techniques as you attempt each challenge, you'll find new and more effective ways to solve tough design problems and bring your solutions to vibrant life.
This design bestseller is used by designers, schools, and corporate design teams worldwide, and has been translated into Standard Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Thai, Russian, and Korean. There is also a free 100-page Teacher’s Guide for those who want to make the most out of using the book in the classroom.
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