Design Resources: Free Advice for Designers

Stay at the top of your design career path by following type trends, technology news, sustainability design practices, design book reviews, and content straight from Print magazine. These design resources are essential for graphic or web designers. The best part is that these tools are all free and at your disposal when you need them most! Also be sure to check out our online Design Directory for even more free design resources, including listings of graphic design firms, type foundries, illustrators, graphic design schools, paper mills and suppliers, stock image vendors and printing resources.

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Cultivating Creativity: Field Notes for Greater Productivity

Maria Fabrizo’s book Cultivating Creativity is an enjoyable read that compares gardening with design. This book is more of a field guide to creative self-discovery that helps you consider when your best ideas are flowing, when you produce the best work and what routine will help you accomplish your goals. This guide is divided...

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Design. What’s It Worth?

What’s the best way to manage your creative business finances? How do you go about pricing design work? Learn how with The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money by Ilise Benun. Like many graphic designers, I could use a little more work right about now. Good, challenging work from clients who have interesting assignments and...

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Selling Your Pattern Design in Today’s Pattern Marketplace

Developing patterns for the apparel, home decor and stationery markets is an exciting direction for one’s design business, but when it comes to selling patterns, the process can be overwhelming. In today’s post I share three ways to sell your work in today’s pattern design marketplace. When considering which direction to take, it is...

Welcome to Design TV

Looking for design inspiration or tutorials on branding, business management, typography, and to sharpen your design skills? Design TV, presented by Print and HOW, brings you web design tips from the design industry’s award winning designers and thought leaders. Gain valuable insight while watching these OnDemand design tutorials. Get help building a platform for...

Scenes from a Revolution

Photo by Hossam el-Hamalawy   The Egyptian revolution was an uprising of all classes and all ages in which over 800 people lost their lives. It was also a war of words and images, a creative outpouring of anger and hope, in which Egyptians joined together to say and to show that they wanted...