Archive for August, 2013

Got some downtime? Make the most of it!


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August 23rd, 2013 | by admin | published in Career Growth, Features, Useful Resources

  There’s that old Lucille Ball quote, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.” It’s amazing what multiple deadlines, competing priorities, and an inbox as deep as the Atlantic Ocean can do for your productivity. When you’re busy, you’re fully engaged. You’re active. You’re improving yourself and developing your skills. […]

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What does your logo say about us? A look at the 2013 Logo Trend Report


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August 16th, 2013 | by admin | published in Advertising, Creative Space, Features

What does your logo say about us? Everything, according to Bill Gardner, the Principal of Gardner Design and Founder of LogoLounge.com, an online database that holds over 204,000 company logos. In the preface to his 2013 Logo Trend Report published by Graphic Design USA, he writes about the evolving conversation between companies and consumers. Companies […]

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If you’re thinking about becoming a freelancer… think about these things, too


View of Berlin-based graphic designer Linda Gavin's home work space. For this and other images, visit: http://www.hermanmiller.com/lifework/tour-graphic-designer-linda-gavin/
August 9th, 2013 | by admin | published in Career Growth, Features, Useful Resources

Are you ready to become a freelancer? If you have a strong portfolio, great work experience, and connections, then you might be. But freelancing is more than sleeping in, working in your pajamas, and moving from rewarding assignment to rewarding assignment. Freelancing also involves picking your projects strategically, using your time wisely, and operating as […]

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Geometry, Physics, and Graphic Design?


Geometry, Physics, and Graphic Design?
August 2nd, 2013 | by admin | published in Features

  Design is moving past the trendy, cutting-edge offices of the UK’s hottest agencies and finding a new home: the classroom. This bold move, initiated by the Design Council, is intended to expose students to the creative industry at a young age. Get Into Design is a campaign that will use Skype to bring students […]

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