Adam Ladd has worked in branding, art direction, and magazine layout, and along the way, he happened to see and use type—a lot. Having been the art director and designer for both HOW and Print magazines, you've probably seen his work, especially if you were a regular reader of those two publications.
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.
Wondering where to draw the line on intellectual property rights? Find out how to protect your design work and how to not infringe on the intellectual property rights of others.
All you need to go green in the world of Adobe products is this simple formula: C=75, M=5, Y=100, K=0. Type those four little numbers in, and voilà, you can turn any text, shape, or line an undeniable green. While going green is easy in the world of Adobe products, it’s much harder in...
Have you been wondering how to start freelancing or how to make your freelance business more successful? Stop dreaming and take action with this compilation of favorite freelance resources from HOWDesign.com.
Most freelance designers are used to ebb and flow in their work schedules. There's no guaranteed way for keeping work coming through your door, but you can take some steps to help make your downtime more productive.
January has a way of getting us to reflect on our career and set new goals ahead. If only we could tap into some of the industry's top designers' minds to get guidance based on their experiences.
David C. Baker shares 48 tips on how to be a good manager to the members of your creative team. Making a difference is more than taking on a social issue, it's about managing your employees well.
Following are three of the most common types of bad managers along with strategies for how to deal with a bad boss.
The lines can seem blurry. Design business consultant David C Baker will help you distinguish if your efforts are a design business, a design job or simply a hobby. Hint: Money is a good indicator.