Category Archives: Portfolio

What designers must learn

  Eric Madsen, The Office of Eric Madsen My impression after interviewing students over the years is that there is generally very little awareness of the graphic design profession at the high school level. It doesn’t seem to have changed much since I was in high school, but let’s face it, there haven’t been many … Read More

Presenting your Portfolio

  My own first time By Steff Geissbuhler, Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. So there I was, standing in the large lobby of the Marketing and Promotion Department of J.R.Geigy (now Novartis) Pharmaceutical Corporation in Basel, Switzerland, awaiting the arrival of Max Schmid, the head of the then-famous design department. The receptionist asked me to wait … Read More

Insights on your Resume

  By Steff Geissbuhler, Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. I can tell a lot from your résumé. It is probably the first I hear of you and therefore an introduction to you as a person and as a professional designer. It's your one-page portfolio. It’s the virtual you. The way your cover letter is written tells … Read More