When we hear about the life of a freelancer we often think of a person getting a tan by the pool, drinking piña coladas while they work. And it is TRUE, I have done that (except substitute a cigar for the piña colada). For that dreamy work life to happen, there is a certain process that needs to happen.Read More
Live and learn, right? In the last couple of years I have tried and failed, tried and succeeded, then tried again. Some things can't be taught by books. We are dealing with people here which means total unpredictability. This sometimes means we find ourselves in awkward, annoying, and humbling situations. I hope you benefit from a few of my experiences.
Here are five or my dumbest mistakes.
The answer to this question is something about which I'm very passionate. Today, according to InfoWars, approximately 15% of college and professional school students exit with student loan debt balances in the six figures. At this point, student loan debt in the United States has hit a grand total of $1.2 trillion.Read More
A few fellow designers have recently asked me about some of the tools and resources that I use on weekly basis. I use different tools and processes to satisfy each need. Anything from brainstorming, wireframing, illustrating, prototyping, project management, file management, and storage--the list goes on and on.Read More
In 2009, I started to have lots of interest in this thing we call graphic design. At the time I wasn't able to afford schooling and to this day I'm very thankful for that (not having student loans is nice). Even though I value education I believe we live in an era where fortunately knowledge, training and resources are easily accessible.Read More