Not all designers have the money to kit themselves out with the most expensive design software, particularly when embarking on a new career in graphic design or starting a new business. With millions of newspapers, magazines and trade papers striving for designer’s attention, exclusive graphic design, layout, and content are important to achieve uniqueness, and… Continue reading
Finding new projects or jobs around the web can be a difficult task. Jumping from website to website, from one job offer to the next can be taxing on your mental state and motivation. The best way to overcome these drawbacks is to find use tools that bring all the job listings to you. With… Continue reading
So you’re fresh off the benches of school or you are a self taught graphic designer and you are looking for a job. What’s the first thing you do?
First of all, you need sit down with a pen and paper and answer a few simple (or not) questions like: what are your motivations? which are your strengths? which are your weaknesses? which is your personal style? where would you like to work? It’s very important to be honest with yourself, to be aware of your skills and to know which ones you need to improve.
If you are a frequent reader of our website, then you know that we love stock photos, and we use them in some of our articles. We decided to explore some websites that offer them and found Depositphotos, a creative content marketplace, that allows anyone to buy and sell high-quality stock photos, vector images, and videos…. Continue reading
Graphic design is an outlet for creativity, but creativity isn’t where it begins and ends. Like all crafts, it needs to be studied, mastered and applied. In “ye olde” days, craftsmen had apprentices which worked for them and, hopefully, learned from them. These days, craftsmen are authors. They write books about their experiences, and some of these books you can get for free.Continue reading