While the easy and correct answer to this question is a categorical “NO”, I have to confess that in my case, working for free was the takeoff of my career.
As any designer knows, the different fields of design influence each other easily. From fashion to editorial design, trends like Pantone’s Top Colors for each season are transversally applied in many elements.
But, when it comes to look for inspiration, I like to have a look at the latest trends in interior design.
The Bratislava Design Week is an International Festival of Contemporary Design. It started a few years ago, in 2009, as the Designweek. There you can find the best of Slovak design scene: designers, independent brands, students, experimental design, fashion, products and even some designers from abroad.