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Useful Legal Documents For Designers (PDF/DOC)

Useful Legal Documents For Designers (PDF/DOC)
Contracts are a source of anxiety and dismay in creative work, but they exist for a good reason. A good contract ensures that you and your client have the same expectations, and protects you in case things go south. Ideally, your contract should be a combination of industry standards, legal protection and personal preferences. To help you get started, here’s a set of 10 basic agreements for a variety of common business situations that creative professionals face. How much do you expect to be paid in advance? What happens if a payment is late? 2Image credits: Joybot3. Here’s the full set that you can customize online: AIGA Standard for Professional Design Services4 Drafted by the premier design association in the US, this is probably the most complete designer-friendly agreement out there (works best for big projects). You can also download the full set in PDF/DOC17, with one single file (.zip). (vp) (jc)

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Blog de diseño gráfico roc21 - Part 6 “México ilustrado” es el nombre de un libro que hace una recopilación con las mejores ilustraciones que acompañan a libros, revistas y carteles publicados de 1920 a 1950. Hay trabajos de personas muy conocidas como; Diego Rivera, Ramón Alva de la Canal, Jean Charlot, Miguel Covarrubias, el Dr. Atl, Carlos Mérida, Gabriel Fernández Ledesma y Leopoldo Méndez, entre otros. Ilustraciones contenidas en el libro Este es uno de esos libros que hay que comprar y tomarse el tiempo para mirar todos los trabajos hechos por todas estas personas tan conocidas mundialmente. Enlaces para adquirir el libro México ilustrado En esos años se tenía un estilo muy particular en la ilustración mexicana, como que entre ellos se copiaban y todos los diseños salían más o menos iguales, luego se nota que van imitando el estilo que en otras partes del mundo se utilizaba. libros Publicado por @Tlachidito Ranking con las mejores universidades de diseño gráfico en México Para participar en el ranking: diseño grafico posters

Bento Laptop Tablet Hybrid by René Woo-Ram Lee & Yanko Design Bento is quite an exceptional and forward thinking concept by René Woo-Ram Lee. It’s quite a plausible scenario that most of use/own a tablet, a PC, external hard drives and a smartphone. Now combine the power of these to have fully customizable Bento Laptop! Laptop with 15″ OLED screen11″ tablet and 4″ phone sit in shallow depressionsSolar powered lithium-ion battery1TB SSD drive Designer: René Woo-Ram Lee The Fujitsu branding is evident and rightly so, the concept is a part of the Fujitsu Design Award that is organized by Designboom.

New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual This site is dedicated to serve as an archival record of a first edition NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual designed by Massimo Vignelli of Unimark International. The manual was found in a locker beneath old gym clothes. Roll over the images to magnify.