A portfolio is the first thing that one perceives before making his mind up whether or not to contact you and therefore only a strong portfolio can open the doors of success for you. If you prefer sending your portfolio online, you might not be there to give explanations. There are various principles and techniques that can help you make your portfolio excellent from average. A portfolio should include your creativities, skills, thoughts, ranges, ambition and all that can express your personality. In addition to this, you need to add those extra ingredients which make you stand above from other, as an Interior Designer.
Choosing a Scenario
Technically, there is no particular way or outline to prepare a perfect portfolio, but a unique kind of presentation can always make your portfolio somewhat different from others. For this, you need to understand the basic needs of your job like, is it to get into internship or is it for your first job. These requirements decide the selection of projects and will also help you to choose the type of presentation for your portfolio. So, before you start preparing and designing your portfolio, make sure you reflect on all these scenarios.
Your presentation level should be both exceptional and excellent. If you are preparing a leave behind book that will include some photos, sketches and some finished projects, then let me tell you, these are just the minimum requirements for your portfolio. If you have a look at some of the best portfolios, you will find that good designers always demonstrate their complex and classy ideas in a very professional manner. You can focus on varied compositions, colors, scales, themes and similar stuff. You can also bring a wide variety of tools into play like CAD, 3D modeling software packages, drawing skills, model making and lots more.
Range & Flexibility
Your portfolio should host your abilities to work with different projects in different atmospheres. For this purpose, you can express your experience with media, product categories and new technologies. Your collaboration with different people or teams will help to add one of those extra ingredients in your portfolio. Moreover, big names and huge organizations always prefer designers who take initiative, manage a variety of projects and are constantly geared up to resolve the problems. And this is what you need to reflect in your portfolio.
Extra ingredients in your portfolio include conceptual foundations, that is, if you indicate that you have worked on different levels, the designers will find it interesting to explore your projects. If you are prefect in a specific area, try to highlight that typography in layers, but in a simple and uncomplicated manner. A little bit of research work and sticking on to these scenarios can help you create outstanding interior design portfolio.
Originally posted 2011-11-03 07:24:03.