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The CV Tabloid - Editorial Design

The CV Tabloid - Editorial Design

Nowadays, being unique in your work, brand or portfolio really can paid off. We spoke about reinventing the wheel and it’s still always the case. Let’s talk about portfolios for example, we follow a ”rule” about how we should showcase (in print) our portfolio, having a business card and an introductory letter. Let’s put ourselves in the shoes of your next employer, how many portfolios they have seen so far? What’s the amount of time given on a review? Being different might add to your chances? It all depends but let’s just say that it’s helpful in some way. Let’s take a look at what Charlotte Allen did for her portfolio and we can’t help to appreciate how it does stand out and it’s worth the effort to be innovative and creative. What do you think? ​Designing my own portfolio has proven to be one of the most challenging projects to develop, as a client to myself has verified how difficult it is to make choices that would usually come as second nature. Nonetheless, it’s one of the most exciting self-initiated projects to complete. The concept behind the delivery was to create a self-promotional package that was informal, in the format of a simple newspaper to browse in a bid to not craft something too prim. Maintaining simplicity was also vital, ensuring that the format did not overshadow the main body of work. More information: http://www.charlotteallen.co.uk.

Portfolio Sites Inspiration

Portfolio Sites Inspiration

With the launch from our friends at May1Reboot, we've been seeing hundreds and hundreds of portfolios from the community which is a great thing. So many works done with so many talented people all over the industry. We've selected a few ones for this inspiration post that really strikes us not only by their portfolio but also how creative the concept of their site is, the responsiveness, UX flow and how playful it is since most of the sites nowadays tend somehow to share the same structure. Site by Christopher Ireland Designed by The Nero Designed by Deux Huit Huit Designed by Benjamin Guedj Designed by SFCD Designed by Active Theory (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Designed by Spring/Summer Designed by Rezo Zero Designed by Plastic Studio Designed by Robin Mastromarino Designed by Xavier Bourdil Designed by Vanderlanth

It's May1Reboot

It's #May1Reboot

A little while ago, we've introduce you guys to the initiative #May1Reboot where as I quote: "...a global celebration for every designer and maker. May1Reboot is for the love of design, for the passion of play and commitment to our community." Since it's now May 1st, here's how to submit your portfolio for a chance to be featured. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); • Submit your portfolio to #May1Reboot Submission Page All the submissions will be showcased on may1reboot.com on 1st of May and the #May1Reboot team will hand-pick the best of the best to be featured on the homepage. • That's it! Congratulations to everyone who took part at this initiative and now time to celebrate! For more information check out http://www.may1reboot.com

#May1Reboot

#May1Reboot

If you're a designer, maker, developer, artist or anything that is somehow related to design. Whatever you wanna refresh your portfolio or you haven't update it in a while (some ages like me), we should all mark our calendar for May 1st. Why? Because it's the May1Reboot, a day in the year where we celebrate for every makers of the industry by committing ourselves to that date. Presented by Semplice, on May 1 there's no excuses. We should all take part and it's going to be fun. A global celebration for every designer and maker. May1Reboot is for the love of design, for the passion of play and commitment to our community. May 1st Reboot is an international relaunch of websites and portfolios by designers, developers & makers around the world. Every year, on May 1st something magical happens. Thousands of designers relaunch or update their website at the same time. One global deadline for all of us. Do I need to completely relaunch my website? Everything counts, but of course, the more the better. You don't have to fully relaunch your website, even a major update would count to particpate in May1Reboot. All that counts is that we all do something fresh & new for May 1st. The Origins Originally founded by James Widegren & Anders Schroeder. May1Reboot was born in the year 2000, an international relaunch of web sites by authors and creatives working within the field of Web Design. Born in the year 2000, May 1st Reboot is an international relaunch of web sites by authors and creatives working within the field of Web Design. Some Testimonials About Van Schneider For those who doesn't know Van Schneider, he's a designer/maker currently living in NYC, USA. He was the former Design Lead over at Spotify. Currently, Van is focusing on his brand Semplice, hosting the NTMY Podcast and curating his private email list with really incredible subjects every single week. Please do subscribe to his newslettter. About Your Majesty Your Majesty was founded in 2007 with the conviction to create exceptional experiences through the inventive and skillful application of design and technology. In the service of their people, clients and partners, they create products, platforms, experiences, and content that people love and desire. For more information check out http://www.may1reboot.com

Beautiful Personal Portfolios

These past few weeks I've been on the lookout for some nice portfolios to inspire me to make my own. I've been applying to some schools, my goal being NYU, and if any of you guys have any tips on colleges and building photography portfolios, please send them my way on facebook or twitter! I'd really appreciate any help! Anyway, I wanted to share with you some sweet portfolios I came across while surfing the web. Hope you enjoy them :)