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Topic: Design Process

Why it’s so hard for designers to design for themselves

Most designers skip vital research steps because we assume a specific style for ourselves going in. Avoid design frustration and take a behind-the-curtain peek at my step-by-step research process.

Content-gathering tactics for larger projects

Focus your efforts on helping clients visualize their content and you’ll see a reduction in, if not a complete elimination of content delays.

How to keep client content from delaying design projects

How to create a solid content-gathering system that has your client’s back.

How I schedule a client web design project

I want to start out by saying, in 25 years I have yet to perfect…

How to schedule and keep design projects on track

Do you have any tips around scheduling clients work and getting them to respond with…

The answer to better pay and better clients (it’s not better design skills)

You can be the most skilled designer in the world, but if you can’t work collaboratively with a client, your design skills won’t do you much good.

A behind-the-scenes look at how I work with design clients

Can you identify with any of these scenarios? Projects get delayed months because clients are…

How to guide clients when you don’t feel like a leader

I think I give the impression that I’m more put together than I really am.…

Why clients struggle with revisions and how you can help

Creative work involves a cycle of review and revision that ought to be pretty simple…