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Inspiration vs. Imitation

Inspiration vs. Imitation by Jessica Hische

To all the hungry, young designers that are struggling to find their own voice, but end up a bit too close to their inspirations.

1. It’s OK to copy people’s work.[GIANT ASTERISK!]
2. Not everything you make should be on the internet.
3. Diversify your inspirations.
4. History is important.
5. Train your eye.
6. Just because it’s not illegal doesn’t mean it’s ethical.
7. Everybody knows everybody.

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