In search of the right balance - David Sedgwick

Creativity For Sale with Radim Malinic

19-02-2024 • 1 hr 4 mins

“I've hit a point where I can just turn around and say, I'm not going to work today, I'm going to go on a school trip with my daughter.”

Graphic designers Radim Malinic and David Sedgwick traverse through the evolution of creativity from album art to the era of Instagram. ~

Radim and David discuss the shifts in the design industry towards digital platforms, the enthralling yet exhausting facets of social media engagement, and adapting to the new norms ushered in by the pandemic.

They also share candid stories of professional burnout and the importance of finding a balance between work and personal life, emphasizing a renewed perspective on success.

Insights into the universal challenges and transitions over time - in all professions, particularly in creative fields, are particularly relevant.

Key Takeaways:

  1. The Importance of Communication: Good communication is vital for presenting designs effectively and appealing to clients.
  2. Adapting to Change: The necessity of being flexible and adaptable to change, particularly with regards to social media and design platforms.
  3. Balancing Productivity and Personal Time: How achieving a four-day working week can improve quality of life allowing you to spend more time with family.
  4. The Impact of Technology on Creativity: How the digital age has affected the creative process, with social media platforms enabling designers to gain instant feedback on their work.
  5. The Joy of Design: Despite the challenges, the satisfaction and joy derived from being a designer, creating impactful designs, and seeing your work being appreciated by many.

Creativity For Sale: How to start and grow a life-changing creative career and business by Radim Malinic - Out now.

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