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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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Interview with Irma Boom

When Irma Boom makes a book, it’s not just a book but the book. The 50-year-old Dutch designer can spend years researching a project, and she insists on being a partner, not an employee. But her imperiousness is in the …

Lincecum in Motion

Tim Lincecum’s precisely choreographed pitching sequence goes like this: First, his eyeballs slide all the way down into the left corner of his eyes like a shark’s. Then, right leg planted, he winds up and starts a huge sweeping stride …

Content For Users on the Move

What is a book, really? For that matter, what is an article, a record, or a movie? For each of these, I have a very clear picture in my mind that says more about when I came of age than …

Design as Dictator

Is it time to put away the apps and leave a bit more to chance?   Illustration by Philipp Hubert A few months ago, I arranged to meet a designer friend to go to an art opening. Neither of us …