Ask a Designer #17: How do I communicate design decisions?

How do you communicate your design decisions without sounding defensive? Here's the shift of mindset you might need to stay honest while avoiding conflict or feeling criticized.

Ask a Designer #16: How Can I Rebuild My Self Esteem After Being Fired?

Getting let go from a job can be the biggest blow to your self worth. Here's how to build yourself back up and come back stronger!

Ask a Designer #15: Should I Get a Formal Design Qualification to Make a Career Change?

Wondering if you need a formal qualification for design? Charli guides a fashion designer through their options for forging a new path in graphic design.

Ask a Designer #14: What Do I Do When a Project is Lacking Management?

Ever been hired for a freelance design job that has no project manager on it? Charli discusses some coping mechanisms in this column.

Ask a Designer #13: What Do All These Design Roles Actually Mean?

What's the difference between a marketing designer, product designer, UX designer... and all the other designers? In her first column, Charli Marie demystifies the many different roles that crop up while job hunting.

Ask a Designer #12: Shall I Change My Career Path to Save My Creativity?

Nika offers advice to a creatively-deprived developer pondering a career change to product design.

Ask a Designer #11: How Do I Start a Side Project?

SuperHi's advice columnist and graphic designer Nika takes us through the journey of starting (and finishing) a personal design project.

Ask a Designer #10: How Do I Create a Portfolio Without Any Real Client Work?

No clients? No worries! Nika shares her wisdom on how to create an impressive portfolio without any paid design work.

Ask a Designer #9: How Do I Break into Graphic Design?

Nika offers some key tips for cracking into a crowded industry.

Ask a Designer #8: How do I Keep Up With Changing Software and Jargon?

Nika writes about how to keep up with the fast-changing tools in design.

Ask a Designer #7: How Do I Know When to Give Up on My Dream Career?

Today, Nika walks through what to do when you think it might be time to give up on your dream career.

Ask a Designer #6: How Do I Launch a Fulfilling, Creative Career?

Meg tackles launching a fulfilling career in the creative fields, especially when you feel like an imposter.