Ask DN: Is Behance becoming irrelevant?

almost 5 years ago from Luis La Torre, Designer.

  • Brian HintonBrian Hinton, almost 5 years ago

    I've read your reply a few times now, and I don't understand how putting more work into a presentation doesn't make it more professional...

    If I look at a portfolio where effort was put into writing up a true case study with details explaining the decisions and thought processes that were behind each visualization that means significantly more than just a series of images. The effort does matter.

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    • Clark WimberlyClark Wimberly, almost 5 years ago (edited almost 5 years ago )

      He said it was more "for professionals". Like, the noun version of people that are professional (IE do this for a living). Most of what I see on Behance are design exercises, often from students. The amount of time in a project has nothing to do with how professional it is.

      Pouring three weeks into presenting design work that wasn't at a professional level to begin with won't magically transform that work.

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