David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

Thoughts on design crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing design

The time necessary to “compete” in contests outweighs the potential reward.

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More on unpaid internships

Exit sign

An internship is not where the intern does the work of a normal employee without getting paid.

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Ninety percent of group discussions start off on the wrong foot

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People

Always begin with a recap of the design brief.

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Reflections on design self-employment

Lamp workspace

A few designers who’ve reflected on their time in self-employment.

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It’s not always about the money

Money kite

The following is an excerpt from the “Pricing your work” chapter of Work for Money, Design for Love.

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