12 FREE WAYS TO LEARN DESIGN

Design

LEARN YOUR DESIGN HISTORY

Understand the cultural shifts that have led to current trends.

UNDERSTAND THE BASIC TERMS

Familiarize yourself with the industry lingo

NAVIGATE DESIGN BLOGS

Pick out blogs that speak to you and your design aesthetic

FOLLOW DESIGNERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Many designers post great articles, artwork, and inspiring advice

RESEARCH THE GREATS

Understand the perspectives of great designers of the past

STUDY OTHER DESIGNER’S WORK

Analyze why some designers are more successful than others.

USE FREE ADOBE ALTERNATIVES

Until you can afford the pro tools, try the free alternatives available.

TAKE FREE ONLINE CLASSES

Save yourself some cash by learning to code and design online.

WATCH GREAT VIDEO TUTORIALS

Seek out the best design video tutorials & learn at your own pace.

WATCH TED TALKS ON DESIGN

Ted talks are like free mini-master classes. Enjoy and learn.

RECREATE YOUR FAVORITE WORK

Take a look at some famous design pieces and recreate them.

MAKE SOMETHING NEW

Fun projects can take you out of your design comfort zone.