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Addison Duvall (71 Articles)

Addison Duvall is the author of Food Identities, a blog that explores the crossroads of food, design, art, and culture. She’s written some things, designed other things, and eaten a whole lot of food.
How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

How to Grow Your Audience as a Designer

We share the key principles that allow community builders to rise above others in terms of platform building, and how you can learn from the examples they set.

The Secret to Successful Food Packaging Design

The Secret to Successful Food Packaging Design

We take a “field trip” into the design process behind some of the industry’s most successful and effective food packaging designs.

50 Free High-Resolution Texture Packs for Designers

50 Free High-Resolution Texture Packs for Designers

We have a huge collection of free high-resolution textures that are just shouting out to be used in your next design project.

Promoting Your Freelance Services the Right Way

Promoting Your Freelance Services the Right Way

Freelance designers, when marketing, can often drive the wrong kind of traffic to their websites, and can even drive the right kind away.

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

How Novice Designers Can Improve Their Client Rosters

We offer advice on what all you young designers out there can do to get in on the more exciting and high-paying projects in the design industry.

How Designers Can Market Themselves to the Clients That Best Suit Their Niche

How Designers Can Market Themselves to the Clients That Best Suit Their Niche

Useful tips for good designers so that they can market themselves to the exact kind of clients that best suits their niche and services.

Testing Your Marketing Efforts as a Freelancer Designer

Testing Your Marketing Efforts as a Freelancer Designer

In today’s freelancing climate, one of the best things you can do in terms of marketing yourself is to think in what I like to call “Test Terms.” What does…

Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

We explore some important reasons why you should stop worrying about anyone potentially stealing your creative design ideas.

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

There are important things you should do when ending a freelance project, and today we go over what they are and why you should do them.

Is There a Perfect Solution to a Design Problem?

Is There a Perfect Solution to a Design Problem?

You’re probably thinking of your own version of the “perfect” design. Whatever it is, you probably have fond, nostalgic feelings around it, and would likely defend its rightful place among…

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Designers and Copywriters

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Designers and Copywriters

We explore some of the things designers can learn from copywriters to improve problem-solving strategies and communicate better.

Is It Really Worthwhile Having a Personal Portfolio?

Is It Really Worthwhile Having a Personal Portfolio?