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Graphic designers are everywhere. Some girls like them and some girls don’t. We are here to shed some light on why you shouldn’t date a graphic designer. We have 31 reasons + a bonus few. There is definitely more, but 31 is the chosen number this time around as January has 31 days. Haha. Now…..
Are you still a good graphic designer? Most of us would answer “yes.” But even formally trained graphic designers should be critical of themselves and answer the question honestly. Chances are, you are still a “good” graphic designer; so perhaps a more pertinent question would be: Are you a good contemporary graphic designer? You might…..
Many graphic designers are lone wolves, preferring to manage entire projects themselves in order to retain creative control. However, sometimes large-scale projects or an overflow of incoming work makes collaboration an enticing prospect. Selecting the perfect collaborator is crucial to an outstanding project; choosing the wrong collaborator is internal sabotage. The following details how you…..
When looking for data surrounding graphic design, where better to look than an infographic made up of interview data garnered by one outlet and then compressed and outputted in a graphical form. SmartPress once again did a brilliant job of creating an infographic that not only keeps you interested, but provides solid information too. Jacques…..
For first time freelance web designers, nothing is more intimidating then when their first client asks, “Well, what will it cost?” We all imagine the hardest part of getting a gig will be finding the client, the proposal, or the project itself. However, coming up with an accurate price is an art and science of…..
There are a lot of people that think being a graphic designer is easy. Sure it looks fun and is fun at times, but what they don’t see is the behind the scenes work that takes place to make a success of the chosen career field. So to everyone out there who wants to be…..
Each piece of art that is created has a meaning behind it. It is an idea that was formed in the head of the designer or artists and through his capabilities and talent he is able to bring that piece of art to life. I have rounded up 10 digital posters and written a few…..
Just because an organization is a nonprofit doesn’t mean there’s no profit to me made from it. And for a number of reasons, not all readily apparent, working with organizations serving the common good can do a lot of good for your bottom line. However, designers seeking to gain a toehold in the nonprofit market…..
The “why” of building a strong network is simple: your future as a designer is dependent upon your ability to build a strong community of clients around you. But many designers fail on the most fundamental aspect of building a network – namely, they build networks of other designers, not customers nor even networks that…..
You look at stickers daily. If you open your fridge, stand in the shower, get into your car or drive to work. You will always be looking at some form of sticker. Now why would I say sticker printing could work for your business? Well there are definitely a few points to highlight my actual…..