From I Used to Be a Design Student

  • Andreas Gnass
    • Curiosity and a little bit of modesty
  • Andrew Stevens
    • Energy
  • Annelys de Vet
    • Use your own vision and mentality in order to form design decisions
  • António Silveira Gomes
    • To approach any exercise with a serious attitude even in the simulated scenarios that are common in design schools
  • Ben Branagan
    • Openness
  • Bernd Hilpert
    • To have your own idea
  • Brian Webb
    • Insatiable curiosity
  • Christian Heusser
    • The drive to explore and solve problems--to want to discover something new
  • Daniel Eatock
    • Curiosity
  • Danijela Djokic
    • Ambition and passion
  • Emmi Salonen
    • Listening and a willingness to learn
  • Eric & Marie Gaspar
    • Openness--students shouldn't wear the graphic designer jacket
  • Fons Hickmann
    • Curiosity
  • Hans Dieter Reichert
    • Idealism, motivation, perseverance, talent, honesty, curiosity
  • Holger Jacobs
    • Never, ever think it's 'cool' being a designer
  • Hoon Kim
    • Curiosity
  • Hyoun Youl Joe
    • Confidence and experimentation
  • Isabelle Swiderski
    • Curiosity
  • James Goggin
    • Studiousness
  • Jan Wilker
    • Curiosity and openness
  • Julie Gayard
    • Enthusiasm
  • Kai von Rabenau
    • Insistence and genuineness
  • Ken Garland
    • An open mind
  • Kirsty Carter
    • To explore
  • Kristine Matthews
    • Willingness to work hard and at the same time take risks
  • Lars Harmsen
    • Curiosity
  • Laurent Lacour
    • Good conceptual thinking, quick in bringing ideas to paper (or any other media) and open to any kind of culture
  • Liza Enebeis
    • Curiosity
  • Lucinda Newton-Dunn
    • To be self-motivated, passionate and proactive
  • Maki Suzuki
    • Try everything
  • _Marc van der Heijde
    • Curiosity
  • Margaret Calvert
    • Energy, enthusiasm and imagination
  • Marion Fink
    • Curiosity and persistence
  • Martin Lorenz
    • Be autodidactic
  • Matthias Görlich
    • Curiosity and being excitable
  • Michael Georgiou
    • A diverse background
  • Nikki Gonnissen
    • Being able to focus and collaborate, being ambitious, interested, communicative
  • Oliver Klimpel
    • Being self-motivated and brave, cheeky, not risk-averse
  • Paul Barnes
    • Curiosity
  • Prem Krishnamurthy
    • Desire
  • Renata Graw
    • Curiosity, experimentation, patience
  • Richard Walker
    • Develop a thick skin
  • Sandra Hoffmann Robbiani
    • Sight and insight, self-initiative
  • Sascha Lobe
    • An open mind towards the world. Self-confidence; recognizing one's own skills and weaknesses. Good communication. The ability to distinguish between and to integrate concept and styling
  • Stefan Sagmeister
    • Tenacity
  • Sven Voelker
    • A student should learn to develop his own projects--seminars are OK, self-initiated projects are better
  • Tim Balaam
    • Open-mindedness
  • Urs Lehni
    • Curiosity
  • Yasmin Khan
    • Scepticism
  • Yves Fidalgo
    • Be hard-working
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