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Motion Graphics for the Print Designer

Motion graphics are becoming a part of the designer job description. But do you really need to animate? Here’s how to navigate the decision making process.

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Learning from Design Leadership

True design leadership can be hard to come by, and as a creative professional, it can be even harder to rise to the level of a design leader yourself.

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Dreams of Drawing: How to Become an Illustrator in 2014

For any kid who went through a Crayola phase or doodled her way through high school, illustration seems like an ideal line of work. As with any dream career, however, the perks often overshadow the challenges. For every artist with a full list of client projects, there are quite a few more struggling to turn breakout Behance popularity into mainstream recognition. The industry is saturated, the competition is fierce, and the internet—the proverbial blessing and curse—has turned everyone (or is it no one?) into illustration superstars with hoards of followers.

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The Best of Print Magazine in 2013

People love to say it: Print, as a medium, is dead. But it continues to hold its own. Allow me to blow your mind with some powerful statistics.

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Advertising Meets Interactive Design

I recently interviewed interactive designer Jonathan Harris about his work for the October issue of Print, which is focused on storytelling through design. During the interview, Harris referenced an essay by David Foster Wallace (“A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never …

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New Grant Helps Newbie Attend 2013 HOW Design Live

From freelancers to in-house managers, those who have had the privilege of attending a HOW Conference understand its value. The epic affair that is HOW Design Live gives creative professionals an opportunity to change their careers (and their lives), whether …