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The Honest Designers Show

Are you a designer struggling to find your way in the modern world? Learn how to make a dent in the creative universe with Tom Ross, Ian Barnard, Dustin Lee and Lisa Glanz. Each of your hosts have found tremendous success in their own creative fields. They’re here to give you a completely honest, under the hood look at what it takes to flourish in this crazy creative vocation! You’ll discover actionable tips to land more clients, find your style, successfully brand yourself, and ultimately find satisfaction in your work.
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Apr 19, 2017

In this episode we talk about how to get the best quality feedback on your creative work. Feedback can be one of the single best ways to improve as a designer. We also touch on adopting the right mindset, and how to avoid feeling down about criticism.

Apr 11, 2017

In this episode we talk about how to stand out and get noticed as a designer. Whether you’re looking to attract new clients, or get more attention on social media, this episode is packed full of actionable tips.

Apr 4, 2017

In this episode we talk about the relationship between designer and client. Specifically, we look at how to establish a positive relationship, choose the right clients and avoid any headaches in the process!

Mar 28, 2017

In this episode we talk about what we would do each do if we were starting out as a freelancer from scratch. We discuss some successful tactics from our earlier careers and combine these with the experiences we’ve learned along the way.

Mar 17, 2017

In this episode we talk about isolation as a designer. We compare working from home to working with a team, and look at some ways you can find a happy middle ground, that suits your personality type.

Mar 14, 2017

In this episode we discuss how to price yourself as a designer. We also look at if you should ever take on free work, and the taboos around designing for ‘exposure’.

Mar 3, 2017

In this episode we discuss whether a formal design education is worth it, or if you’re better off being self taught. Some of the answers may surprise you, and we dig into the education of each of your hosts.

Feb 28, 2017

In this episode we talk all about burn out for designers. It can be hard to switch off sometimes as a creative, and we dig into some useful ways to stay motivated and inspired.

Feb 21, 2017

In this episode we talk all about self doubt, something that all designers seem to experience at some stage! Learn how to manage this self doubt and instead focus on enjoying the creative process.

Jan 30, 2017

In this episode we discuss a ton of actionable ways that you can use to develop your own design style, and also explain how this will help you to land more clients, establish a name for yourself and propel your design career.

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