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7 storytelling techniques to enhance your design portfolio

What do the best design portfolios all have in common? They tell a story.

Storytelling is an excellent way to pique the interest of prospective clients while setting you apart from the competition. The question is, how do you weave a story into an online portfolio? And what should that story even tell?

Believe it or not, the same techniques that are used to tell compelling stories in literature can also be used to craft thoughtful stories within your design portfolio.

Over on the blog, we’re sharing 7 storytelling techniques to enhance your design portfolio and give you a leg up in the job market.

Ready? Let’s go.

 

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