As we commented in our post on tips to look for creativity , one of the most common problems that a designer has is the lack of inspiration.
But the truth is that creativity can be developed throughout life as any other skill.
Look for your inspiration anywhere.
A designer needs to keep his eyes open to his surroundings, because anywhere you can find things that inspire you. Anything, even if you do not believe it, can help you: good design, bad design, music, outdoors, food, etc. It is also important that you keep up to date on news and read related articles in blog to keep you informed about the latest trends in graphic design, web design, marketing, etc.
Routine often allows us to organize and establish good habits, but at other times can cause us to fall into monotony. That is why it is very important that from time to time we come out of it, and do totally different things that can help us to seek inspiration .
For the profession of designer it is necessary to be in a constant evolution . Sometimes we get used to doing things in a certain way and we do not try to explore new ways of designing. Instead, we should invest a little time in updating and training ourselves as our environment evolves.
Sometimes we go too fast trying to meet deadlines and optimize the time to the maximum. But the truth is that sometimes it is important to stand in the dry and observe the details of the work you do. If you get used to looking at everything, little by little you will see that you are able to differentiate details from typefaces, colors, textures, etc. And this will also help you to improve as a designer.
Appreciate the work of your colleagues
Your classmates can become good support and a good source of inspiration . Sharing your problems and your experiences with them can help you a lot in your evolution as a designer.