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Eye-catching shots by Hungarian photographer Akos Major.
Make people choose between your plans, instead of choosing whether to buy your product or not.
More than three hundred of Gill’s most inventive images from his eighteen books.
Work for Money, Design for Love is now available for pre-order through Amazon.
Some decent reads on the pros and cons of each platform.
He has a talent for turning design briefs into simple, memorable, appropriate, and witty outcomes.
The people you work with define the work you do.
800 retailers have been banned from serving chips to avoid infringing on McDonald’s rights.
Nicolas Ritter’s photography project, One, caught my eye.
Although I’ve yet to find my own cure, there are some common sense things that help.
A fantastic poster created by David Booth some 25 years ago.
That’s my schedule.
“…harmful lies, emotive scaremongering and judgement.”
I’ve been looking for a good microphone (for video calls, podcasts, etc.).
Dark Side of the Lens — stunning cinematography from the swells of the seas.
If you want great work, you’ll need to embrace some simple facts.
When a brand’s product is obvious from the shape alone.
If you have a WordPress blog, I recommend giving PostPost a go.
Renowned writer and creator Neil Gaiman explains how freelancers attract new business.
More design employment advice, this time contributed by Blair Thomson of Exeter-based Believe in.
If only every footbridge was as creative as the one over Germany’s Rhein-Herne canal.
Painters suspended on cables of the Brooklyn Bridge, on October 7, 1914.
What type of business would you refuse to work with on ethical grounds?
A business card for a bespoke tailor, and another for a music duo.
It’d be great to learn from the business owners among you.
Milton Glaser was recently asked, “What do you think of Donald Trump?”
Take two imaginary names, pair each with the symbol you think is a better fit.
Mytton Williams reminisce about their past self-promotional work.
What they did was terrible, dishonest and wonderfully entertaining. But what it teaches us is the incomparable value of good branding and design.
These cover designs for Penguin Education are great.