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Broaden your horizons by reading articles from our authors – web and graphic designers just like you – who share their thoughts, opinions, and knowledge covering all areas of design.

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

We share a reliable process freelance designers can use to stop all those unethical requests from clients from getting out of control.

Leveraging the Power of Sushi to Improve Your Designs

Leveraging the Power of Sushi to Improve Your Designs

Sushi has been popular in the Western world since the 1970s, when it was introduced to diners in the U.S. You probably have a strong opinion about it – either…

25 Free Sets of Brushes for Procreate App for 2022

25 Free Sets of Brushes for Procreate App for 2022

We have a fantastic collection of free brush sets for Procreate, the iPad mobile application that allows you to create professional art.

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.

As a Designer, Is Failure a Necessary Part of Success?

As a Designer, Is Failure a Necessary Part of Success?

We all go through it at one time or another. You’re working on a project and no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get it to…

Taking the Occam Razor Approach to Design

Taking the Occam Razor Approach to Design

We discuss the importance of ditching the unnecessary when developing design concepts, and why it’s so hard to do in the first place.

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.

Why You Should Further Educate Yourself as a Designer

Why You Should Further Educate Yourself as a Designer

Some methods for further educating yourself as a designer, and apply what you learn to become better at what you do and more desirable to clients.

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t an Overused Cliché

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t an Overused Cliché

Focusing on a niche as a designer will help you strengthen your personal brand and attract highly targeted, highly desirable clients.

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…

Is It Really Worthwhile Having a Personal Portfolio?

Is It Really Worthwhile Having a Personal Portfolio?

As information is spread so quickly through social media, are potential clients really going to take the time to visit your personal website?

How a Designer Might Create Timeless Designs

How a Designer Might Create Timeless Designs