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Online Event Preview: Strategies for Creative Freelancers

Starting and maintaining a freelance design business can be a challenging task—one that becomes much easier with support from your fellow freelancers. If you’re a freelancer, a creative professional who does independent work on the side, or you want to …

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Spike Lee’s Other Poster Design Bamboozle: Saul Bass

  A poster for Spike Lee’s latest movie may be a ripoff. But it’s not the first time he’s faced accusations of unlawful design “appropriation.” Eighteen years ago, Saul Bass himself was pointing the finger. First, the latest incident. It …

Dealing with Fussy Clients

One of the most important skills of being a freelance designer is dealing with clients, explaining why they need you, and what exactly it is that you do. Some clients have no idea how designers get to an idea or …