Are lavish office parties passé? In a recent survey by The Creative Group, 34 percent of advertising and marketing executives said they spend $24 or less per person for year-end festivities. Sadly, 14 percent of respondents said they don’t hold staff parties at all. It’s easy to guess why. Though many organizations are in...
Will freelance developers or an experienced team create better results for your next interactive design project?
Ilise Benun talks with Matthew Manos about every designer’s opportunity to create something meaningful that has an impact on the world. With innovative ideas like “Give Half,” a radical 50% pro-bono business model, Manos is paving the way for designers to make an impact on society.
As the worker bees that designers tend to be, they often struggle with the stress that comes with a full workload. They love what they do, and love when new assignments fall into their laps. At least, I have that tendency. I can be a bit of a “yes! I can do that” person....
In part 4 of Eric Holter's series on the HeART of Design Business, he discusses management.
Here, Andy Epstein, author of "The Corporate Creative," offers a tongue-in-cheek list of ways to get fired in the hopes that you'll not try them.
Erin Sanchez outlines 6 reasons small businesses should prioritize graphic design.
How do businesses make money beyond billing for time? David Sherwin explains how to increase profits for your design business through alternative means.
Assembling a top-notch in-house design team is no easy task. But experienced creative team leader Ed Roberts breaks it down into 3 crucial steps that you can follow to transform your organization.
Neil and Jen Baker Brown set out on a journey to draw insight from creatives across the U.S. to develop a forward-looking philosophy of design work.