Top 10 Tips for a Design Portfolio and Graphic Expression

Michael Molloy

Chevron Room Faculty of Engineering Universitas Indonesia

QUT School of Design lecturer Michael Molloy has a wide knowledge and experience of reviewing design portfolios for university students as well as in the commercial design professions. He has worked as a Senior Designer at international design firms in Toronto, London and Sydney and currently runs his own design studio in addition to lecturing at QUT.

This interactive workshop will introduce students to some key practical ideas on how to most effectively prepare a portfolio of work. Participants in the workshop will experience a range of inspiring examples and approaches followed by a “studio activity” to begin the individual process.

  • Understand what your portfolio SAYS about you
  • Understand how to effectively EXPRESS yourself
  • Communicate the BALANCE between your existing skills and your future potential
  • Communicate the BALANCE between conceptual and technical