But the need for planning was even more apparent. And all this activity helped me as I continued to design planners. In fact, escaping to my iPad Pro and Keynote was where I found my happy place, my peaceful refuge.
A great deal has been happening in the digital planner world during this time.
More designers have gotten into the game, which is good news for customers. So many options—from elaborate “covers” and realistic-looking rings to full-screen planners with every pixel of screen real estate devoted to personal planning, and everything in between—are available for download from free to $50 or higher. The customer can choose to spend her money on what works for her.
As a designer, I am excited about the digital planner explosion. There are those who will never leave paper planning, and I totally understand. There is something about handling a real book and embellishing the pages with real ink and stickers that is both invigorating and tranquilizing. There is a lot to be said for tactile activities. However, people like me, who tend to make a mess all over the house, especially where sticker paper and glitter ink are involved, get the same satisfaction from digital creativity.
At any rate, I’ll be here more regularly, sharing tips and tricks, letting you in on some things other designers and I have been working on.
It is a new year! Let’s get to planning it beautifully!