Learn How to Create a Font from Scratch

Professional font design takes years to master, but this shouldn’t dissuade you from learning the process. Once you understand the steps needed to create a new font you may be surprised how easily they can be replicated. This guide is meant for hobbyists and typographers who want to get into the world of font design. […]

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Workplace Distractions and How to Avoid Them

A text here. A few emails there. Just 10 ( … or 30) minutes of surfing your favorite websites. Oh, everyone’s getting coffee? Wouldn’t want to miss out! These workplace distractions are familiar to all of us. But when you add up the time you spend distracted, you start to realize just how much they cut into your productivity. For example, […]

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From Bad to Really Bad, the $5 Logo Debate?

Ah, the Fiverr logo debate. The graphic design worlds version of the “generic” logo or “knockoff”. Well, at least most professional designers have a STRONG belief in these statements. Somebody does design logos, but for far more than $5! Now, unless they are a previous client, we will NOT even take a logo request for less than […]

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A Detailed 10-Step Checklist to Working With Freelancers

With the promise of lower overhead and more specialized workers, many businesses have turned to freelancers (for quite some time now, really) to complete projects on an individual or ongoing basis. These independent contractors don’t receive benefits, can be called upon as needed and require less day-to-day management than full-time employees. Although hiring freelancers can […]

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The Only Skill EVERY Professional Needs

Somebody believes in people … designers, clients, our friendly neighborhood Starbucks barista and anyone who “serves” the community.  So, this article (written by Jeff Haden) really struck a chord.  Here’s what Jeff had to say and Somebody believes: I asked about twenty business owners and CEOs to name the one skill they feel contributes the most […]

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