Bryn Taylor on pushing boundaries and design exploration.

Femke
Femke
Jan 18, 2017 · 7 min read
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Bryn Taylor – Interviewed by Femke

Your work ranges from type to icons and web design. Where does your passion lie?

I do think it’s super important to experiment — worse-case scenario you realise that a particular aspect of design isn’t suited to you and on the flipside there is such a massive amount to be learnt from experimentation.

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What was the inspiration behind your side project, Citysets?

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You’re currently a Senior Visual Designer, yet you do so many side projects! What’s your best advice for someone who’s working a fulltime job and struggling to make the time for side projects?

I think at the end of the day you will find ways to make time for something that you are truly passionate about.

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You’ve gotten some great press on your recent side projects. How have your side projects contributed towards your career or role as a designer?

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I love how bold and clean your portfolio is. What do you think makes a strong portfolio?

What do you find is the most common mistake made by User Experience designers?

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What advice would you have for an up and coming designer, to help prepare them for the industry?

Something I’ve learnt over the years is that your personality and the way you act and interact with others will take you much further than your actual skills or talent will.


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