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Jamie Wieck: 50 things

Jamie Wieck has compiled a list of 50 things graphic design students should know, based on his own experiences and those of his friends & colleagues. There’s some really useful advice in this article, some of quite obvious but all of it insightful.

I’ve picked out 3 of my favourites to get you started…

2. There is always someone better.
Regardless of how good you are, there will always be someone better. It’s surprisingly easy to waste time worrying about this. #the50

15. Do as many internships as you can stand.
Internships are a financial burden, but they are vital. They let you scope out the industry and find the roles that suit you best. #the50

44. If you’re going to fail, fail well.
Being ambitious means you have to take on things you think you can’t do. Failures are unfortunate, but they are sometimes necessary. #the50

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    John
    21st Apr 2011
    12:06 pm
  1. No 51. Try to avoid plagarising Paul Arden.


  2. Ben
    22nd Apr 2011
    2:33 am
  3. That’s a bit snide John. There’s a whole bunch of great advice for designers of all levels, I feel like Jamie should be congratulated for putting the time and effort in to help people out. Lord knows I could’ve used some of that advice when I graduated (and could probably do with some of it still now).

    Honestly, it’s you can’t have anything published on a blog these days without someone crying ‘rip off’. If you think you can do it better, please go ahead. If you’ve nothing constructive or useful to say why say anything at all.


  4. Shawn
    22nd Apr 2011
    9:42 am
  5. Well said Ben. People are always so quick to jump on the negative.

    “Blog Hawks”


  6. Joey Teehan
    22nd Apr 2011
    2:23 pm
  7. Great collection of good advice. Each one is nice and short too.


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