Rejection and the designer

All designers live with rejection. It comes with the terrain-a terrain where decision-making is frequently based on personal taste and capriciousness ("Sorry, I just don't like it"); a terrain where blunt commercial considerations trump everything ("Sorry, our market won't understand this"); a terrain where a friend of mine who works for one of the big beasts in global corporate branding tells me that very little of her work is ever published ("Sorry, our new CEO has ordered a change of strategy").

Bethany Moy

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