40 tips to make your folio work for you

Design portfolios should never get between the viewer and the content. But a great online folio should convey a little something about the mind that created it - a hint of personality - and getting this balance right is what being a designer is all about.

A digital portfolio should be visually consistent and easy to navigate, while giving viewers access to the work with an absolute minimum of effort on their part. There are lots of easily customisable solutions for achieving this, so there's no need for you to sweat over coding tutorials: this is a question of finesse.

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