Dora Drimalas talks with Ilise Benun on how she and her husband and partner, Brian Flynn, have built not only a thriving design firm but how their hobbies have also turned into thriving businesses.
Abstract design can become a propeller for freedom that enables experiences when it is appropriately framed.
“In 2014, about 1 in 5 graphic designers were self-employed,” – from the Bureau of Labor Statistics If you consider yourself one of the 20% of designers who are self-employed, then you’ve noticed that the creative business market is extremely competitive when it comes to winning over clients and staying financially afloat. While, yes, it’s...
Aaron Draplin is a talker and with the release of his all-encompassing book Pretty Much Everything, we see Draplin the writer.
Logo design expert Bill Gardner shares what it took to build LogoLounge , the leading resource for logo design trends.
Every designer, rather in-house or entrepreneur, benefits from establishing positive client relationships – this is a no-brainer. Actually initiating that rapport is where it gets tricky. Design entrepreneur Shari Schwartz has lived through the process of building and sustaining a client base, and she shares her learning lessons in the course, How to Develop...
In this HOW Design Live podcast, Ilise Benun's conversation with photographer Michael e. Stern goes beyond negotiation to how to price your design services.
I dawned on the realization that teaching myself animation in After Effects limits my grasp on the program’s scope. Tinkering with the program did give me a useful working knowledge of the interface, however, it did not make me the autodidactic expert in After-Effects I hoped to be. I turned to the After Effects...
Rich Radka from Barcelona-based Claro Partners talks about how to present your design portfolio for the agency of the future.
Being a jack of all trades in the world of design gives designers an extra edge, especially when courting clients. Not only does developing additional expertise in design increases a designer’s marketability, but also the process of learning a new skill is invigorating, stimulating and inspiring. I recently decided to try my hand at animation. I’m already churning out characters and...