Keira Bui

Keira is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. She loves books, ice cream and perfection.


5 things designers wish their clients from hell knew


The long, painful battle between graphic designers and clients never ends. There are lots of things designers want to say to their clients, but it seems they never say that directly to their clients (of course, who would?). After asking some of my fellow designers what they wish their clients from hell knew, I compile a list that…


Recommended Graphic Design / Branding Books 

A list of the best 7 graphic design / branding books that I read last year.


7 lessons on creativitiy


This post rounds up 7 things that I learned about creativity. They have helped me a lot when I run out of ideas, so I hope they can be of help to you too.

1. Creativity is a habit.


5 things designers wish their clients from hell knew


The long, painful battle between graphic designers and clients never ends. There are lots of things designers want to say to their clients, but it seems they never say that directly to their clients (of course, who would?). After asking some of my fellow designers what they wish their clients from hell knew, I compile a list that…


Google Android’s 3 UX Design Principles and 2 Jars of Marbles

In their presentation at Google I/O, the designers share their design principles and how they make…


Best thing to do when clients don’t listen

Sometimes clients don’t really know what they want, which ends up wasting lots of time and money. But it’s not good either when they know exactly what they want and start to make all the design decisions for you – the designer. So what should you do now?