EPISODE 026: Graphic Design Trends with Chad Collins


Show Notes:

In this episode I welcome back my friend Chad Collins from Lifepoint Church in Nashville. Lifepoint has 5 campuses across the country and around the world. 3 campuses across Smyrna and Mufreesboro TN, one campus in Brussels, Belgium and one in Bangkok, Thailand. Chad serves as a Graphic Designer and Production Lead and is one of the mastermind Creatives behind some very innovative stuff that Lifepoint is doing. In this episode Chad gives 5 Do’s and Don’ts for the Graphic Design World.

Chad and I discussed 5 Things in the Design World You Should Stay Away From:

1. Don’t Make Jesus Look Bad.

2. Don’t Distract from the “King” of Your Image. 

3. Don’t Use the Wrong Tool.

4. Don’t Just Take Other Church’s Graphics.

5. Don’t Be a One-Trick Pony.

Chad and I also discussed 5 Things in the Design World You Should Implement in Your Designs:

1. Steal Like an Artist.

2. Design for the Modern World.

3. Keep Things Simple and Tell Stories.

4. Research.

5. Foster Creative Culture.

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Sharable Content:

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