It's that time of year again when most people enjoy much-needed rest during the holidays. In the corporate world, you usually receive paid time off (PTO) and holidays as benefits of employment. As many of you know, this is not the case for independent contractors and freelance artists.Read More
Most of my design background is in working with non-profits organizations. Today I work for a for-profit organization but I still take on a lot of freelance projects, 50% of which generally comes from non-profits.
Due to non-profits' typically limited resources, it is critical to learn an appropriate rate for your services to them. Obviously, the amount of resources varies depending on the non-profit.Read More
Two weeks ago, I wrote a post about how clients should give feedback to designers. This week, I thought it would helpful for designers to know how to receive that feedback.Read More
In his book Brain Longevity, Dharma Singh Khalsa says that the average American encounters 16,000 advertisements, logos, and labels in a day. Crazy, huh? Don't believe it? Look around you. How many logos can you spot from where you are sitting? Let me help you: your pen, your computer, your phone, your jeans, your shirt, your socks, your shoes, yeah...keep looking.Read More