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AIGA, D&AD, Icograda, DBA… just a few of the many trade associations for graphic designers, but how useful are they?
Thoughts from talented designers on the pros and cons of the economic climate.
The Art of Looking Sideways. A visual feast of a design book by the late, great, Alan Fletcher — who left this world back in 2006. It’s over 1,000 pages long, and here’s a short insight into the inspirational publication.
I talk about the transition from employment to self-employment, what details to include on your business card, web hosting issues, and the services I offer.
Here I answer another round of your questions, focusing on my decision to specialise in logo design, what to name your freelance design studio, and career advice for recent graphic design graduates.
The following graphic design interview tips were written by Lee Newham of Good People.
A quick selection of recent graphic tees and clothing I thought you might like.
Questions answered in this post include: Do you still figure out your prices approximately by the hour? If graphic design wasn’t your career, what do you think you would have been doing? Aside from word of mouth, what would you say is the best way to find new work when starting out alone?
I’ve been reading through Marks of Excellence: the history and taxonomy of trademarks, by Per Mollerup. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect inside.
Here are some valuable tips for writing graphic design briefs, kindly provided by Sharon Hayes of Round Box Design. Sharon has a wealth of experience and has worked as a graphic designer since 1994.
It’s up to us to convince potential clients that our services are worth paying for.
Back in 2005, there was a trial on the London Underground where “baby on board” badges were given to mums-to-be. The aim was to encourage Tube passengers to…
If asked what graphic design is, could you answer in one sentence?
Here’s one possible definition:
“Graphic design is the use of visual communication to solve a problem.”
However, do you think it’s right to assume for every design project there’s a problem in the first place?
50 graphic design blogs, authored by some very talented graphic designers. Enjoy the inspiration.
The environment is under more threat today than it ever has been, and responsibility lies with all of to do what we can to help. Here are three very simple steps that designers can take to help the environment.
Some points to consider when setting your graphic design prices.
In celebration of my one year blog anniversary I’ve given away some fantastic prizes, kindly donated by a host of excellent blog authors.
To celebrate the 1 year anniversary of my graphic design blog, I’m launching this bumper giveaway to thank you all. You’ve helped make this site what it is today and here are the fantastic prizes up for grabs.
Six minutes well-spent — Milton Glaser talking about art and design.
So if a novice can work their way around a photo manipulation or page layout program, why do designers still charge large sums for their services?
Do you work with a client whose product or values you don’t agree with?
How do you advertise an event that features some of the world’s finest musicians? Simple. With a stunning piece of visual artistry.