School of Design Blog

The School of Design blog features design inspiration to help nurture your creativity, as well as tips on media, print and digital design, and advanced techniques in 3D animation and digital video.

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6 Signs You Should Be Working in Animation

There is no one-size-fits-all description of a perfect animator, but there are definitely some common characteristics that many animators share. We enlisted a few animation pros to help us identify some inherent qualities that may suggest you’re cut out for a career as an animator.

23 Web Design Blogs You Can't Miss

Whether you've dreamt of becoming a successful web designer your whole life or you simply enjoy perusing through delightful designs, web design blogs are a great source of education, conversation and inspiration. We identified 23 of the top web design blogs that you can't afford to miss this year.

What is Graphic Design? A Beginner's Guide to this Creative Career

While covering the details and intricacies of the entire graphic design field might not be possible in one article, this handy, high-level overview will help you better understand this creative career field—particularly if you’re interested in becoming a professional graphic designer.

15 Awesome Animation Blogs You Need to Read

With so many blogs to choose from nowadays, how are you supposed to know which are worth following? We identified a handful of the most well-renowned blogs in the world of animation so you know what’s worth your time. This collection will provide you with the motivation you’ve been looking for to take your love of animation to the next level.

8 Perks of Being a Graphic Designer

There are plenty of perks that come with being a graphic designer—both job-related and lifestyle-related. So what’s in store for you if you choose this career path? Read on to learn more about the bonuses that come with the career.

Industry Experts Share the True Pros and Cons of Being a Graphic Designer

If creating visual concepts, collaborating with others and inspiring, informing and captivating consumers through design excites you, why not find out a little more about what a job in graphic design entails? We connected with a variety of experts to figure out the true pros and cons of being a graphic designer so you can walk into the job with your eyes wide open.

Graphic Design vs. Web Design: Which Career is Right for You?

Are you struggling to decide between a career in graphic design or a career in web design? We created an infographic featuring a side-by-side comparison of the two industries. This information, combined with insight from experts in both fields, should give you a better idea of which industry best suits you.

Where Do Graphic Designers Work? In-House vs. Agency vs. Freelance

Where do graphic designers work? And how does the work environment impact the daily job? There are a variety of options. From working in-house to an agency to your own home, you’ll find the perfect work environment to cultivate your creativity. This resource will help you understand your options.

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