"Embracing the Journey": A Story of Resilience, Positivity, and Personal Growth in Design.
Dear fellow aspiring designers,
As I sit here, reminiscing about the winding path that led me to where I am today, I can't help but feel a surge of emotions. My journey as a designer began in a world of photography, where I roamed the globe, capturing fleeting moments and freezing them in time. When life brought me to Germany, I thought my artistic adventure would continue seamlessly, but fate had other plans. 
The job opportunities in photography remained elusive, and I felt a sense of uncertainty creeping in. It was a time of soul-searching, and with a heart full of hope and trepidation, I decided to venture into the world of graphic design. Little did I know that this decision would be both a test of my resilience and an opportunity for personal growth.
In the early days of my new position, the lack of support and understanding from the experience designers around me was disheartening. Their criticism felt like a torrent of rain on my budding creative flame. My ideas faced public shaming in collaboration groups, and I struggled to find my place. It seemed as if I was wandering through a dense fog, unsure of where the path would lead.
Despite the challenges, I clung to the belief that someday, things would change. I embraced the new challenge with a determined spirit, eager to prove that I could rise above the obstacles. The learning curve was steep, and there were moments when self-doubt threatened to consume me. But with unwavering persistence, I pushed forward, determined to find my niche in this ever-changing design world.
While learning and growing, I realized that staying positive and holding onto my dreams was not just a choice but a lifeline. It became my anchor amidst the stormy seas of uncertainty. I learned to smile even when things felt overwhelming because a genuine smile can uplift the spirit and keep negativity at bay.
The journey of a designer is often misunderstood. People may believe that anyone can do our job or that technology has made our craft effortless. But we know better. We understand that design is not just about creating visually pleasing aesthetics but about telling stories, invoking emotions, and leaving a lasting impression.
As if the challenges weren't enough, we may find ourselves working in environments where decisions about our designs are made by others who may not fully grasp the passion and purpose we infuse into our creations. In these moments, we must remember that we are the advocates of our own work, and our voices deserve to be heard. It's a delicate balance of standing firm in our convictions while remaining open to collaboration.
Through the ups and downs, I learned to respect and celebrate the work of my fellow designers. Each of us has a unique voice and perspective, and our collective creativity makes the design world so vibrant and exciting. Instead of tearing each other down, let us be the pillars of support that lift one another to new heights.
Feedback, oh, how it can shape us! But remember that feedback should be a bridge of growth, not a wall of despair. Kindness and empathy, in our words, can inspire transformation and propel fellow designers toward excellence. In the end, it's not just about our designs; it's about nurturing the human beings behind them.
As I look back on my journey, I realize that every challenge and every triumph has molded me into a stronger, more compassionate designer. My story is a testament to the power of perseverance, the importance of staying positive, and the beauty of embracing personal growth.
So, dear fellow designers, embrace your passions with all your heart, be patient with yourself, and dare to dream big. This journey may be unpredictable, but within its twists and turns lies the promise of discovering your true creative self.
Here are a few extra tools I like to use to inform and help myself with the design process for digital assets. Those websites are like a learning guide manual for me. 
I've been in the creative industry since 2004, first as a photographer and then as a photo manager on board cruise ships. I have made prints and studio photo shoots. In addition, I have assisted the video team in filming excursions, planning and organising studio shoots and work schedules for the team— honouring their well-being and motivation to reach the goal.
I relocated to Germany in 2011, where I continued making photographs and teaching classes for extracurricular events, private events, and corporate photography. In 2018, I completed my studies at IHK Berlin with degrees in graphic design technology and concept design, which led me to new opportunities as an art director for luxurious corporate brands.
I'm excited about collaborating with you!
In this Portfolio, I show you my rather personal works. The purpose is to show that I have the skills to create visuals. Here possesses sharing an understanding of briefings, executes tasks with the publishing tools and creates high-end visuals for multimedia platforms.
How many types of designs are related to graphic design
1. Visual identity graphic design
2. User interface graphic design
3. Marketing & advertising graphic design
4. Publication graphic design
5. Packaging graphic design
6. Motion graphic design
7. Environmental graphic design
8. Art and illustration for graphic design
1. Visual identity graphic design​​​​​​​
A brand is a connection between an organization and its audience. A brand identity is how the business communicates its character, tone, structure, memories, emotions, and experiences. Visual identity graphic design is precisely that: the visual elements of brand identity that act as the profile of a brand to communicate that intangible excellence through images, shapes, and color..​​​.
Designers that focus on visual identity collaborate with brand stakeholders to create assets like logos, color palettes, typography, and image libraries that represent a brand’s character. In addition, designers frequently produce a set of visual brand guidelines (style guides) that describe the best systems and provide samples of visual branding implemented across various communications. These style guides help to secure brand consistency throughout future demands.
2. User interface graphic design
User experience design is a diverse profession that stretches beyond the limits of visual design. Some people think design is purely an artistic job where the designer creates beautiful, elegant designs. However, the ability to design an aesthetically pleasing interface will not guarantee its success. It is necessary to know user behavior to create its purpose.

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