A successful design project relies on a strong partnership between consultant and client—and that doesn’t come by happenstance. Stephanie Simpson of argodesign shares tips for how to build strong client relationships.
Pitching new clients is an intimidating—but crucial—part of the design game. That’s why you need a play-by-play game plan for making your next design pitch the clincher.
Design professionals get all sorts of feedback from clients—helpful and otherwise. Here's why you should give creative feedback to clients too.
So your client hasn't paid. Don't panic! Ted Leonhardt offers essential tips for dealing with unpaid invoices from design clients.
Erin Sanchez explores the benefits and drawbacks of working with startup clients.
As a creative professional, it is inevitable that at some point in our career, we'll have to work with our friends as clients. Here's how.
What are some crazy things clients say? John Foster has collected a variety of responses, covering everything from payment to odd Photoshopping requests.
Creating a truly stunning graphic design portfolio can be quite the challenge. It’s simultaneously your first impression, a comprehensive definition of your personal style, and a showcase of your best work. But, then again, so is everyone else’s. So how do you make your portfolio stand out from the crowd? Learn what employers and...
Boost a design project's success rate from the start by determining solutions to problems. To do so, read these 5 questions every designer should ask their clients.
For many years now I’ve been fascinated by the number 3 and how it seems to have an important and powerful place in our culture—at times even magical. Think about it—the Holy Trinity; Goldilocks and the 3 Bears; The 3 Little Pigs; 3 Little Kittens; Winkin’, Blinkin’ and Nod; 3 Men in a Tub;...