In this episode of the HOW Design Live podcast, Ilise Benun talks with Karl Sakas of Sakas & Company about how designers and design firms can strengthen their client relationships by expanding their services to include strategy, without giving it away.
Designers face all kinds of creative roadblocks, from procrastination to self-criticism to lack of energy. Here's how to overcome them.
Kit Hinrichs printed 15 unique cards for HOW Design Live, offering an opportunity for attendees to network and learn about famous graphic designers. Cards feature famous designers and their takes on San Fran. See these exclusive cards.
These street art scenes are from a French design website, Creanum.fr: 70 Magnifiques Exemples de Street Art.
There is something about human nature that keeps us searching and daydreaming about possibilities and missed opportunities. One of the best things about working with the design community is the knowledge in knowing that a career in this industry is achieved only through talent, hard work, sacrifice and dogged determination.
Companies invest in strategic communication initiatives for their customers and investors. They should put the effort in designing internal communications.
A home restored to its mid-century charm houses this Brazilian design firm. Greco Design decided to use what was already available to get inspiration in re-designing their new location.
HOW Design Live is a great conference for designers—if you're thoughtful about getting the most inspiration from it. Here's how to maximize your HOW experience.
There are many joys of being a thriving freelancer, like choosing your projects and deciding when and where you work. But there are perpetual challenges, too, like managing client requests when you’re swamped or simply need time to decompress. Often, you may find yourself attending to everyone’s needs but your own—a road that, when...
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.