7 Lesson from a Graphic Designer
I have reflected on my 15 years as a professional graphic designer and compiled a list of lessons that I have learned. I am excited to share these with you at the first Creative Mornings event in Cleveland.
About the speaker
Nikki Villagomez is a nationally recognized speaker on typography. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University (geaux tigers!) with a BFA in Graphic Design. After working as a designer in New York City, she moved to her home state of South Carolina where she became a fulltime freelancer. Nikki is the founder and former president of the South Carolina chapter of AIGA. She has been an educator teaching Graphic Design and Typography at the University of South Carolina and the University of Akron. Currently, Nikki is the Graphic Design + Creative Studio Manager at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. In her free time, she maintains her daily blog (nikkivillagomez.wordpress.com) about how culture affects typography.
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Find out who you are and never let go. — Nikki Villagomez
It's ok to identify with bits and pieces, you don't have to be known for just one thing. — Nikki Villagomez
Don't be afraid of the unknown, embrace the white wall and replace your fear with curiosity. — Nikki Villagomez
If you can't find what you are looking for, create it yourself. — Nikki Villagomez
Learn from your failures. Everybody fails at one point of another but whether or not you learn from them is what makes the difference. — Nikki Villagomez