Author Archive | Brian Morris

A Psychoanalysis of You, The Designer

ABSTRACT: Patient presents with several troublesome disorders brought on by career choice as a freelance graphic designer. Patient complains of an inability to finish work …

10 Pure Fun Sites For Designers

Graphic design isn’t necessarily all work and no play, is it?

Office Snapshots: Ever wonder what the offices of other graphic designers look like? …

5 Brainstorming Methods That Inspire Great Design

Let’s say you’ve landed a job to develop a new identity for an established brand that wants an updated image. This could make or break …

Online Design Courses You Should Consider Taking

Whether you have a degree in graphic design or you’re a “made from scratch” freelancer, whether you have an established firm or you are just …

What I Would Change About Design Job Bidding Websites

If you’re a freelance graphic designer, you’re probably at least dabbled in design job bidding websites such as Elance, ODesk, Scriptlance, Guru and many …

5 Famous Designers Who Never Graduated Design School

Today’s technology has allowed many designers to pursue their passions, often without a formal graphic design degree. In many ways this is good – “unschooled” …

Graphic Designers: Have You Thought About Health Insurance?

As a graphic designer you have the freedom to choose your work environment, and today more and more designers are choosing the flexibility and income …

Facebook for Graphic Designers

Unless you’re a die-hard asocial personality or stuck in the stone age, you have a Facebook account. If you have a graphic design business, you …

Best NASA Mission Patch Designs

With the recent eclipse of the 41st anniversary of the June 20, 1969 moon landing hitting the headlines, I thought to myself that one of …

5 Ways to Sell with Magnets

Did you know magnets are great ways to market your products and services? Trust me; your customers love magnets – especially those that have incredible, …

3 New Ways To Market Your Graphic Design Services Online

Finding new customers is a priority for any business, especially in service-based industries such as graphic design where a consistent influx of new projects is …

Top 5 Most Lavishly Designed Swimming Pools on Earth

Professional graphic design isn’t always about logos and letterhead; sometimes you get the opportunity to work on projects that put your design skills to …