4 common mistakes designers make (and how to avoid them)

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There are very few designers out there who can claim they've never made a mistake. After all, getting things wrong is part of the process of learning and becoming the best designer you can be. But what are some of the most common mistakes designers make? 

Speaking at Inside the Minds of Design Leaders, a webinar from interface design tool Figma, Stuart Frisby, Director of Design at Deliveroo, and Karolina Boremalm, Global Experience Design Operations at IKEA Retail, shared some of the most common mistakes they have encountered throughout their careers – and how to avoid them. (If you're only just starting out on your design journey, check out the best laptops for graphic design.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.