How do you get better at design?

  1. Do a lot of design

  2. Do more design

  3. And then do some more design

  4. Work with open-minded, thoughtful collaborators who have high standards and keep their word

  5. Then make sure you still feel good about doing design

  6. Find inspiring clients you want to help

  7. Do more than just sell

  8. Take feedback and criticism gracefully

  9. Have your own very high standards

  10. Never think you know everything

  11. Be stubborn

  12. Be brave

  13. Be humble

  14. Remember to also have a life

  15. Keep a (public) journal

  16. Add to it often [...]