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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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...

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 service of creating an object that, whether it’s an acclaimed monograph on Sheila Hicks...

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 forward with his left leg—nearly 7 and a half feet, or 129 percent of...

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 about the content itself. When I think of books, my mind retrieves an image...

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 had visited the gallery before, and I had looked at a map to memorize...