How do you build a compelling design portfolio? In this review, Cemre and I explore streamlining their projects to focus on their creative strengths. I provide tips on crafting comprehensive case studies, removing unnecessary work, and aligning with their career goals.

Key Points

  • Formatting your design portfolio presentation PDF.
  • How to present design projects individually rather than by category.
  • How to narrow down and focus your design projects.
  • How to build comprehensive design project overviews.

To Think On

  • What are the 1-2 creative areas you want to focus on moving forward?
  • What are the key deliverables and skills that you learned and executed for those projects that viewers should know about?


  • Narrow down and remove projects that don't align with your career goals.
  • Flesh out your top projects into full case studies.
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