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About HOW staff

HOW is all about helping graphic designers be more inspired, more creative and more successful. Founded in 1985, the HOW brand began its life as a print magazine. Today, the brand still includes an award-winning magazine and an impressive fleet of HOW Books, but has grown to encompass a host of products, events and websites created to serve the business, creativity and technology needs of graphic designers, whether they work for a design firm, for an in-house creative department or for themselves.

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The HOTTEST HOW Design Live Yet: 2017 Location Announced

We’ve just heard some exciting news about the location for HOW Design Live 2017! We’ve been asked for years to hold the conference abroad, and we finally found the perfect location. It’s sunny, it’s warm, it’s mesmerizingly beautiful. That’s right: HOW Design Live 2017 will be held in the Sahara Desert! Enjoy warm sands as...

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How to Plug in Your Macbook Pro

HOW is committed to keeping you informed of important updates in the interactive space. Case in point: We recently brought you details about Adobe Experience Design CC, a new UX design certificate and the always-popular top ten websites for designers. But something we’ve neglected to cover is how to plug in your Macbook Pro....

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WOW: The New Face of HOW

Here at HOW, we’ve been thinking a lot about the future of the publication lately, and there was one recurring theme throughout all of our discussions: We need more POP. More pizzazz, if you will. That’s why we’re rebranding HOW: Meet WOW!, an all-new design publication where you’ll find all the glitz, glam and advice...

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5 Reasons Freelance Design Really Isn’t Worth the Headache

Freelance design: who needs it? The time, the effort, the feast-or-famine workload—what a headache! I’m getting a migraine just thinking about it. Why work for yourself when you can make money for someone else? Here are just a few reasons: The corporate machine is your friend. Corporate design gets a bad rap, but what...