The Secret to Effective Design Feedback

Ty Fujimura
May 6, 2019 · Unlisted

I have a confession to make: When I first set up shop as a freelance web designer, I hated receiving feedback. It felt like clients were interfering with the perfection I had created. “They hired me to tell them what to do, and now they won’t listen,” I fumed.

Coffee cup that says “Ugh”
Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash

As I got older and founded Cantilever, a web design and development studio, I realized something:

Nobody can improve your work like a client can.

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