graphic designers

Increasing the Happiness Quotient

What makes you happy? Is it how much money you make, who your partner is, your clothes or car? What makes you unhappy? Is it the weather, your too-small apartment, things your partner does (or the fact that you don’t have one)? Graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister has been busy seeking the (often surprising) answers....

DesignBiz: When Should I Decline Client Work?

The failure most of us frequently face in the business of design? The failure to recognize that a client project is something you should decline. Here are common situations where working designers fail to decline an opportunity that may be a poor fit. The client thinks you want the work they’re offering, no matter...

Getting Upper: Graffiti Meets Graphic Design

Can repetitive exposure to something—no matter how good it is—drive us crazy?  How about listening to our favorite song over and over, eating our top dessert every single night, or even reading the good old ABC’s every day of our lives? Will we eventually get sick of it all? From the time we’re born...