Jared Sinclair writes about why being a designer and “good design” is less about the product and more about the process you take to get there. Focus on the process of designing and explore the many possible solutions, no matter how bad they are. Keeping your mind open and not taking the fastest route to execution will help you discover the best solution.
A good process will bring out your best and most unique work. A bad process will leave you with tired, unsurprising clichés.
Read the full article, Good Design is About Process, not Product, for more insights and lessons. I’m hoping to implement at least some of these tips into my own workflow to help me produce the best work I can.