Do you have any advice for someone interested in getting into the design industry?
Work hard + Have fun. + Be great at what you do. + Keep your mind open. + Get passionate .... really passionate. + Never stop learning. + Listen to what everyone has to say. + Every little bit counts. + Take any criticism and grow from it. + Take suggestions to strengthen your weaknesses. + Process is everything! + Read a lot of design magazines and books. + Becoming a designer will change your view of the world.
An amalgamation of quotes by Justin Dickau | Drew Davidson | Meagan Kissel | Jordan Braz | Anonymous
Design Studies Grad Video Interviews
Aimee Kozun: Freelance Graphic Designer + Photographer
Robyn Stuart & Jeff Sylvester: Cut + Paste Design
Lea Alcantara: LeaLea Design + Instructor
"The instructors were genuinely interested and involved in my success." - Brad Chisholm
"I would definitely recommend this program for anyone interested in developing and exploring their creative abilities." - Nathan Van Driel
"Keep your mind open, work hard, and never stop learning. Take any criticism and grow from it." - Drew Davidson
"I visited MacEwan before I applied and I could tell that the staff and teachers were really passionate about design; that attracted me to the program." - Justin Dickau
"Working with other creative people is fun and stimulating." - Andrea Sarnecki
"The Design Studies program at Grant MacEwan was the first program I had read about that sounded like me; something I would enjoy and make a career from." - Miquela Raiche
"There is nothing better than doing what you love on a daily basis, and getting paid for it. The best part of being a designer is that you hardly do the same thing twice. It's anything but monotonous! I got really excited and inspired just by reading the course descriptions." - Nicole Krikke