Internationally renowned and award winning designer Vince Frost had no hesitation leaping at the opportunity to provide practical advice for design students and graduates here on giant thinkers. Born in the UK and making a name for himself on the highly competitive London design scene at a young age, Vince's early career started at Pentagram. He worked on projects ranging from a Spice Girls album cover to a set of stamps for the Royal Mail and redesigns of The Independent Magazine and The Independent newspaper. CONTINUE READING
Do you remember the last time you did this? For most of us it was probably a year or two after our first steps. We pushed our little walking wobblers and soon discovered our ability of speed explosions from standing still to lightning fast Usain Bolt style. Zero to a hundred in 1 second (well that's how it felt racing to mum when she had our nutella sandwiches ready). CONTINUE READING
Have you ever been asked this question? or more importantly, has someone personally ever asked you this question. Someone you know intimately... yourself perhaps? Until we are truly honest with ourselves, we will always be running from one of the greatest parts of humanity, choice. CONTINUE READING
If you were a child and had severe asthma, and absolutely loved soccer, but found it "too hard" to play a full game, would you give up and just play Fifa 2013 on Xbox? (don't answer that, it's actually really addictive). Honestly, would you think it was impossible to become a professional soccer player with such a terrible respiratory condition? Well, David Beckham didn't. Arguably one of the greatest soccer players in the world, David still has it and has suffered with this since he was a young boy.
Skill is something you can teach and master quite quickly through repetition. Attitude on the other hand stems from values, belief systems and personal rules. It's not so easily taught and is really about a persons concrete way of thinking or feeling, typically reflected in their behavior. You may already know the importance of this, but is it part of your character? Most of the time it's a simple case of having an open mind, taking a step back and seeing the bigger picture. A small shift in perspective like this will not only have employers drawn to you, but you will begin to love challenges and have more energy in your approaches. Below are list of characteristics which will empower you to be more employable. CONTINUE READING