As a designer, one of the most important ways you can keep up with industry news is by reading articles. You may already be doing this, but if not, it’s time to get serious about reading in your free time.
Keep Up with Industry News
Reading articles can help you stay current on the latest software advancements, discover new software programs, and read about how design trends are affecting the industry.
For example, when you hear that Adobe has released a new version of Photoshop, you can read about the new features, as well as how the new program will impact your work.
Dive into Coding
Designers tend to think about coding as something that only software engineers do, but this isn’t the case. While designers don’t need to be full-fledged computer scientists and write complex code. They can still learn the basics of coding and how it impacts the profession.
If you want to learn how coding impacts your profession and how you can use it to your advantage, you may want to look into taking a basic coding course.