6 tips for getting more from creative criticism

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Great design is (rarely) created in isolation. Like it or not, taking criticism from others is a big part of a designer's life – whether it's coming from your boss, your clients, or your peers. However, with the right attitude, this feedback can help you hone your craft and improve your work, and your design portfolio. Here are some top tips for using criticism as fuel for your creative process.

01. Get opinions early

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Fred runs Fred & Company, a studio specialising in interactive and educational projects. He is also Professor of Interactive Digital Arts at the University of the Arts London.