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Laura Carrick

Laura is a Marketing and Communications Strategist at Shillington and lives in New York City. She takes her camera everywhere she goes and lives for aesthetically pleasing things.
50 Best Design Blogs You Have To Read

One of the best things about graphic design is that it never stands still for a moment. But that does mean that keeping up with...

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Essential Free Resources for Graphic Designers

We’ve all been feeling the squeeze over the past few years, but at Shillington we don’t want this to stop anyone getting the...

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Meet Shillington Graduates Who Changed From Creative Adjacent Careers

Are you working with graphic designers day-to-day and finding yourself jealous of the work they're doing? You're certainly not...

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How to Become a Graphic Designer with No Experience

Are you interested in becoming a graphic designer but don't know where to start? You may be wondering if it's possible to...

8 Benefits of Learning Graphic Design Online

Are you considering changing your career, but don't know where to start? Are you an aspiring creative with a passion for...

The 20 Best Graphic Design Examples That Will Blow You Away

Exposing yourself to examples of good graphic design is a healthy practice no matter who you are. Maybe you’re a student...

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24 Best Graphic Design Tools That Any Designer Needs in 2023

No designer can push boundaries without having the right graphic design tools by their side. In fact, think of graphic design...

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35 Best Graphic Design Portfolio Examples & Tips to Create Your Own Portfolio

Putting together a kick-ass graphic design portfolio isn’t just something you need to worry about when you’re a student....

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Laura Carrick Meets Lauren McCurry, Founder of Ballet Season

In our Industry Interviews, we ask one of our Shillington Team to interview a creative they admire—this can be a friend or...

Industry Interviews
15 Graphic Design Interview Questions & Their Corresponding Answers

Whether you’re an experienced designer or a recent graduate from a graphic design course, whether that's online or in...

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Graphic Design Certificate: Is It Worth It & Necessary for my Career?

A graphic designer is a multitude of things—they're a visual communicator, a problem solver, a creative thinker; they work in...

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How to Become a Graphic Designer: A Step-by-Step Guide

So, you want to learn how to become a graphic designer? That realisation is a great first step. Now, we want to teach you how...

Graphic Designer Salary: The Complete Graphic Design Salary Breakdown in 2023

Are you getting paid correctly for the work you do, and the level of experience you have? It’s an important question, but one...

How to Become a Graphic Design Freelancer: 9 Steps in 2023

Freelance graphic design is a great career. As a freelance designer, you get to work for yourself creating work for clients...

10 Fonts That’ll Be Popular With Designers in 2023

A new year is a time for reflection. And one thing that designers should constantly be reflecting on is whether their font...

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