More and more I hear influential people talking about graduating college as a waste of time. There are even "scholarships" for not attending college. I think this is the wrong direction to go and here are my five reasons why a designer should graduate a college or university.
Who would you like to be, a Swiss army knife or a forged Japanese kitchen knife? Both have great "skill" sets and have been on the market a long time. In graphic design we have the same problem. Should a graphic designer become a generalist or a specialist? And as an agency who should hire?
If you are asking this question, then the answer is "no". Your ask why? I will tell you.
Creativity is nothing magical - is the result of a process and a mindset. How to avoid a creativity-stall and improve your creative output.
Most of the time we stand in our own way because we don't think like winner. You can boil it down to this: Reframe
Find out what is the difference between a graphic designer and an art director and what it takes to become one.