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NathanPowell (8 Articles)

Founder of Nusii.com. Two-time author, ongoing dad and part time mountain biker.
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Finding Your Client Alter Ego

Let’s face it, finding clients is a drag. Finding the right client is a real drag, and finding the right client, who has money, wants to work with you and…

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Wireframes… Who Needs Them?

I do, and throughout this post I’ll try to explain why you do too. So what exactly are wireframes? Wireframes are visual representations of your websites structure, a blueprint to…

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20 Free Elegant Script Fonts for Designers

These free script fonts are a great way to add character and elegance to your designs that will allow you to convey many different emotions.

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What Do You Do When the Project You’re Working on No Longer Excites You?

Inspiration and passion are a designers’ daily bread. Without them we crumble, wither and are reduced to mere pixels pushing hacks. But the problem with passion and inspiration is they’re…

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The Five Questions You Absolutely Must Ask Before Starting Your Next Project

No one likes to ask difficult questions. When put in a situation of potential conflict or social awkwardness, we tend to shy away and opt for a more comfortable scenario….

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Repeat Work and the Search For The Holy Grail

We as freelancers, spend a certain amount of our time worrying about where our next job will come from. We probably worry more about future clients than perhaps about our…

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Guidelines to Writing an Effective Web Design Proposal

Writing website proposals is boring. There are no two ways about it, but they’re a necessary evil. The proposal is the final push before our client signs on the dotted…

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The Foolish Road of Steve Jobs and how it can work for you

I found out this morning, as did many of us, that Steve Jobs had died. It saddened me and to be honest I wasn’t really sure why. Although I love…

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Technostress – The Freelancers Disease?