An open letter to design students

What I wish I could tell everyone who’s just starting out.

Brett Bergeron
Jul 20, 2016 · 8 min read
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Unfortunately there’s no instruction manual on how to follow your dreams.

If you’re putting your first portfolio together, ask yourself if you see your dream project in the work you’re showing.

When interviewing students or new graduates, I often feel their entire preparation for the interview revolves around satisfying the interviewers.

If you’re a student, my gut feeling is that your biggest opportunity lies somewhere in upsetting the cultural makeup of the design and technology industries

The central conflict in business is deciding whether a company should try something new or stay the same.

Universities are not good at properly preparing students for the realities of failure in a business environment.

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