Obviously it's a bad idea to start a freelance graphic design project without a contract in place. But the reality is, this happens all the time. Here's what to do if you find yourself in a sticky situation with a client.
Ever find yourself tongue-tied or even speechless with a client or your boss? Then you'll love this cheat sheet for tricky conversations with clients and other non-designers.
You’re a designer, so everything you design is an example of your work. When your prospects and clients go to your website or online portfolio to look at your work, they will certainly assume that your logo design is your own work. So does that mean you should absolutely design your own logo?
Position yourself as an expert and give your client options with tiered pricing. Your bottomline will thank you.
Still don't have the job you really want? The problem may be your portfolio. Tobias van Schneider, co-founder of Semplice, shares what could be wrong—and how to make it better.
It's bound to happen at some point and how you react can have repercussions to your reputation and business.
Inspired by Pentagram partner Michael Bierut, designer Aron Fay set forth on a noble quest: to make the greatest notebook ever even better.
Meet Syd Weiler: Adobe Creative Resident, illustrator, gamer and creator of Trash Dove. Inspiration can be found anywhere—even from pigeons.
Picking a design niche doesn’t require rejecting anything; it means that you choose carefully where you spend your very precious marketing time and energy.
Louise Fili shares insights, process and inspiration behind her two handlettered typfaces, Mardell and Montecatini.