Popular Lies About Graphic Design

popular_lies_about_graphic_design_sideBefore I first got into graphic design, I used to have a lot of misconceptions of what it actually was.


I used to spend hours searching on Yahoo answers to find out more information on graphic design before I applied for my degree in the subject.


The information in this book is raw, unapologetic and a far cry away from being sugar coated.


Is graphic design a proper job?


Can you become famous if you get into graphic design?


Do you really need a degree to become a graphic designer?


Craig Ward answers all these questions and more.


This is not a book full of facts. Nor is it a book full of advice. It’s a book full of opinions, and confusion between those three is a how a lot of these problems begin.



Dare to step outside of what tends to be expected; the Internet has made that possible, so embrace it. Let your work do the talking, not your postcode.


The human brain is a wondrous and infinitely complex organ, its capabilities and limits still, as yet, undefined. When fed the right combination of inspiration points a well educated, well read, hydrated and healthy brain will come up with original idea after original idea. As far as it is concerned.


If you’re a veteran designer then you’ll most likely be nodding your head after reading each point.


And if you’re a student or a recent graduate, read this book as a taster so that you can be more prepared when you go out into the battlefield.


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