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In Defense of the Print Portfolio


I’m not here to debate the merits of whether creating a print portfolio makes sense for design professionals, but I do know one thing: I enjoy making them. These days, the bulk of my work is done entirely on the computer. Although I share my work on various social networks (and this portfolio site), seeing my illustrations in the tangible form of a book makes my work feel more “real” to me. Every element of making a portfolio book requires careful and meticulous detail. Unlike posting work on the web, there is no instant gratification when making a portfolio book. […]