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

What employers look for #1

smashLAB agency

If you aren’t absolutely committed to your career, I’ll come to the conclusion that I shouldn’t be either.

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Where to find the right designer

X mark

There are thousands of designers available at every level of cost.

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Comment threads on portfolio entries

vintage microphone

Earlier on Twitter I mentioned I was debating the pros and cons of viewer comments on portfolio entries.

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If design was an iceberg

Baffin Island iceberg, Canada

Multi-million dollar investments in contest-listing websites will inevitably prompt a more aggressive marketing push, but as long as self-respecting designers continue to differentiate themselves this won’t affect client acquisition.

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Save your marketing emails from deletion

back space key

Here’s the format of the 1% I actually pay attention to.

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