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Feeling uninspired? That shouldn’t keep you from creating great design work. Design is not about luck, inspiration, or personal expression. Design is a disciplined pursuit aimed at producing sensible, functional work for clients. In The Design Method, you’ll learn how to create quality design work on a regular basis that consistently pleases your clients using the same method that Creative Director Eric Karjaluoto uses at his creative agency, smashLAB. The Design Method will teach you a proven, repeatable process for solving visual communication problems.
PrefaceIntroduction1. Debunking the Creative Myths 2. Creating Purposeful Design 3. Achieving Order Through Systems 4. Introducing The Design Method 5. Gaining Understanding: The Discovery Stage 6. Determining Course: The Planning Stage 7. Working with Ideas: The Creative Stage 8. Making Design Real: The Application Stage 9. Presenting Work to Clients 10. Bringing Order to Your Practice