ARTICLE SUMMARY: There is nothing worse than spending a boat load of hours researching and designing a project and then getting slapped with feedback that is less than desirable.

It happens to the best of us. It starts with “This design is boring,” or “I hate this color palette,” or the worst of them all, “I’ll know it when I see it, and this isn’t it”.

How to turn negative feedback into design gold” by Cameron Chapman is here to help put negative feedback in the right light and turn it into a positive. To help us do that she has you looking at

  • Bad Feedback vs Negative Feedback
  • Evaluating the usefulness of feedback
  • Working with Bad Feedback

Half the battle is realizing negative feedback will make you a better designer, make you think more, make you want to level-up your skills to rise to the design challenges you face. While positive feed back is good for the ego, to much and your libel to become complacent and loose that design edge you need to stay competitive.

What separates the good designer from the rest is how we handle this type of feedback, this article will help you deal with whatever feedback comes your way.

This article is well worth the read, especially for those just starting out in design.

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