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.
Ilise Benun explores how to focus your creative business and offers a taste of her upcoming live workshop at HOW Design University.
by Nick Bennett, CANVUS Design Studio What is rebranding? Well, it’s when a company—big or small—decides to change the element and face of its brand to better sales, representation, marketing and etc. Why do some people shy away from this process? Because it’s basically rebuilding your brand from the ground up, finding different avenues...
Eric Holter explores the benefits, drawbacks and other considerations design firm owners face when hiring good help.
Want to know the trick to creating a contract that’s easy for both parties to understand? Ditch the lawyers. These 13 user-friendly clauses will lay the foundation for a frustration-free business partnership for both you and your client.
Tomorrow (Feb 3) is the early bird deadline for HOW Design Live 2015 in Chicago (May 4-8) and you may have noticed that the word “freelance” is gone from the entire event. But don’t worry, that doesn’t mean CFC is gone – it’s just evolved into something better. Many of you objected to the...
I’m in San Francisco, prepping for my new online course, Command The Fees You Deserve, which will be streaming live this week (Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 21-23, 2015) from 12-6 PM Eastern (9 AM-3 PM Pacific). It’s free to RSVP and download the bonuses — so do it now! I don’t really imagine you’ll be...
Copyright law is far from simple, or perfect. This is a subject that all creative people have a vested interest in. It’s time for all designers to learn more about protecting their rights.
Dive into why case studies are useful exercises for you and your in-house team. What models and methods are best practices? Find out here.