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Graphic Design Blender - Freelance design blog for designers who want to start freelancing, run their own business, and become a successful designer.

Graphic Design Blender - Freelance design blog for designers who want to start freelancing, run their own business, and become a successful designer.

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20 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be a Freelancer We’ve all read countless articles on the reasons you should consider freelancing. They often make it out like anyone still working in the corporate world is just a schmuck with no ambition. But the truth is, there are plenty of reasons not to start freelancing. Below are twenty such reasons, all laid out so you can make an informed decision about whether freelancing is really something you want to do in your career. There’s nothing wrong with staying in a corporate job, just as there’s nothing wrong with setting out on your own. But it’s a choice every designer and developer needs to make for themselves.

Creating a Brand Identity: 20 Questions You MUST ask BEFORE You Start photographs by Frank Hamilton “No. This just doesn’t look right”. Quipsologies • Quipsologies, is a division of UnderConsideration, chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis. • Quipsologies uses TypeKit to render P22 Underground, Skolar Web by TypeTogether, and Coquette by Mark Simonson. • Quipsologies is run with Six Apart’s MovableType 6.3.2 • Syndicate / RSS Feed • All comments, ideas and thoughts on Quipsologies are property of their authors; reproduction without the author’s or Quipsologies’s permission is strictly prohibited • Contact us by e-mail

Art Inspiration The Magnetic Wallpaper by Luis Pons Design Lab Interactive Wall Installation. The Luis Pons Design Lab deals with the extraordinary in the ordinary to discover new meanings and interpretations. How I Made 6 Figures as a Freelance Writer in 2011 7inShare If you’re like me, shortly after 2011 ended you wondered: “How much did I earn from freelance writing this year?” Last year I did a marketing analysis…and this year I wanted to take it a step further and do an income analysis. Not because I dream of being inundated by people who’d like to sell me products and services because they think I’m rolling in dough (ha!

Three Ways To Prove "Clients From Hell" Wrong With Data Less white space. Let’s use Comic Sans. How about those cheesy stock photos? Copy this website. Write a cleaver headline and tagline – like Twitter’s or Facebook’s. A Beginner’s Guide to the Business Side of Freelancing Being a freelance designer entails more than just the act of designing. Master the business side of design and you’ll thrive. Neglect it and watch your business take a dive. Eight Hour Day » Blog Season 7 of Mad Men kicks off for the final time this Sunday. So sad to see it go, but excited to see how it ends. We made one final wallpaper to mark the occasion. CMYK Wild Ilk From Birmingham based design duo, Wild Ilk, comes a limited edition art print based on the idea of a labyrinth. Labyrinths are amazing and ancient structures with many uses. The obvious one being the labyrinth that housed the minotaur on ancient Crete.

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