Top tips for designing graphic T-Shirts
Mar22

Top tips for designing graphic T-Shirts

Guest post by our friends at PrintLocker Coming up with a fresh design that leaves an impact and significance isn’t just challenging, it can be exhausting. You may be blessed with an epiphany for a creative design that will blow the industry away, but you’d definitely be one of the very few lucky ones which many others would turn upon in envy. So what makes a good t-shirt design? More often than not, it’s a feeling you get in your gut...

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Why Writing is Useful to Designers
Mar08

Why Writing is Useful to Designers

Guest post by Lilian Chifley In this day and age, where instant gratification has become somewhat of a norm, design has become more important than ever. For instance, when it comes to web design, it only takes visitors about 50 milliseconds to decide whether they like a website or not, which sounds incredibly harsh. And it’s more of the same story when it comes to branding and packaging of products, as can be seen in Tropicana’s case,...

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Digital Marketing for Graphic Designers
Mar01

Digital Marketing for Graphic Designers

Guest post by Raul Harman Graphic design is an inseparable aspect of any solid online branding strategy. It gives online businesses the opportunity to build a memorable brand presence, increase people’s awareness of their brand, and present their content in an engaging and original way. For graphic designers, entering the digital marketing industry is a lucrative, but extremely challenging move. As online marketing is changing at an...

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How to Negotiate Your Design Ideas with Skeptical Clients
Feb28

How to Negotiate Your Design Ideas with Skeptical Clients

Guest post by Milena Gallo Apart from the needed artistic skills, most designers need sales skills to make the best money off of their work. Clients may occasionally bargain on contract terms and pricing. If you keep rolling over to please them, you’ll likely end up bankrupt. Mastering the art of negotiation may be the one thing separating you from true success as a freelance designer or solopreneur. How do you successfully sell...

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How To Become A User Interface Designer
Feb27

How To Become A User Interface Designer

Guest post by Nicholas Walker Once you start researching design as a profession, you’ll quickly be confused by the number of titles thrown around. In addition to creating physical things, present-day designers deal with software solutions and digital technologies. User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designers are among the latest to appear and the most perspective professions....

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7 Creative Designer Tips to Stand Out
Feb08

7 Creative Designer Tips to Stand Out

Guest post by Joe McLean Not too many professions are as creative, inspirational, and exciting as graphic design. This job allows you to work however you want – as a freelancer or as a member of a bigger organization. The list of benefits does not end there, but it’s fair to say that the position also comes with a few disadvantages. Namely, this niche is highly competitive and you need to be a prolific creator in order to get...

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