Where to Find Design Inspiration

A lot of people have often asked me where I find the inspiration for my design work, both personally and professionally. While there isn’t some inspirational Mecca out there that holds all the answers, I tend to find most of inspiration from everyday life. My immediate environment is typically what holds the key. As a designer, I have a collection of printed materials in my apartment that I will never get rid of, An iCloud account filled with photographs I’ve taken over the years that have somehow in some way captured my attention and have in most cases, compelled me to create an illustration or design project based off of them. When I used to work for a Promotional Products Publishing Comapny in Connecticut about 5 years ago, I often struggled with the ability to produce more than 2 concepts for any given product to present to the CEO. A co-worker asked me “Do you keep any sort of folder on your desktop with things that inspire you?” I had replied no at the time, but after having a brief conversation with him about the relevance of starting a collection of materials, color schemes, even font faces helped me realize […]
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