Despite the occupation being around for decades and the term Graphic Designer being around since the 1920s, many people still don’t really understand what we do and, even more unfortunately, do not see the value in what we do.
Before working with anyone new, it’s important to ask the important questions to get a better feel of the project, but it is also important to ask questions that can reveal what kind of person your potential client is.
Marketing was considered a gray, confusing area within design that I, as a student, just wasn't able to understand. Professors had often mentioned to be a good designer one must also be a good marketer.
I have a very big problem with my design process. It's a glaringly obvious flaw that I cannot unsee now that I've taken notice. In fact, I would relate it to a plague that reigns terror upon designers alike.