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It’s our job to keep you abreast on the leading graphic, web design firms and studios that are making waves in the design industry. Find out which firms to watch and take a look inside their creative workspaces. We’ll be posting stories about design firms near and far.

Primer: Pricing Tips for Freelancers & Solopreneurs

Pricing design work is an important and challenging topic for creative professionals, so here’s a roundup of the most popular posts on how to price creative services. 3-Tier Pricing Strategy That Works Like Crazy via Ed Gandia’s Smarter Freelancer Podcast. How Laura Foley used the 3-tiered pricing technique the day after she learned it from Jason Blumer at...

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Good Design Needs No Translation

HOW's International Design Awards invites graphic & web designers from around the globe to enter their work into this prestigious design competition, showcasing 300+ projects from numerous countries.

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Time for a Marketing Reboot?

If your marketing has slowed down lately, you’re not alone — and there are lots of possible reasons why…. It could be the effect of the summer lull. Or maybe you’re coming off a monster project that consumed every bit of your time and energy and you literally couldn’t focus on anything else while it was going...

Designer's Proposal Bundle (Vol. 2)

Proposal Due This Week? Read These 2 Articles First.

If you’re working on a proposal this week (and even if you’re not), check out these new articles and make sure your next freelance proposal is a “winning” proposal — otherwise, it’s a waste of your time! Here are excerpts… On PaperSpecs.com, read “Should I Even Write That Proposal?” Many of the problems that arise...

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160over90: A New Home in Gainesville

Merging a building with an eclectic past, an innovative design firm, and a passion for the famous Florida sunshine the creative team at 160over90 South have made their home in Gainesville, Florida. Each of 160over90’s branches have a distinct look and feel but their newest home embraces the building’s quirky and checkered past, along...