Create an Organized Archive of Inspirational Clippings

I know it’s said that a messy desk is a sign of genius, but if your desk is starting to like an excavation site and not someplace you can work, then it may be time to add a little structure to your creative impulses.

Mother Nature series No. 2: Designs from the rainforest

Incredible designs from the rainforest, where up to 75 percent of all living creatures reside.

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Most people don’t consider spiders to be beautiful creatures, but …

5 unlikely industries that need graphic designers

construction-workerThere is not one industry that doesn’t need graphic design. Everyone needs a logo, business cards and stationery. But when going after clients, we graphic …

Using Testimonials to Land New Jobs

As a freelance copywriter or designer, one low cost way to promote your business or services is to collect and feature testimonials from past clients.

Being a woman in the world of freelance graphic design

black woman_mediumIn this modern day world, many women business owners still face internal and external challenges in trying to start and further their businesses. Let’s face …

Mother Nature series No. 1: Designs from the sea

I’ve decided to do a series of posts heralding the awesome designs crafted by Mother Nature, beginning with designs from the sea. Be inspired, my …

Three Scary Halloween Design Effects

Halloween is one of the favorite times of the year for many graphic designers and for good reason: No other holiday – and perhaps no …

Brochure Design Layouts That Work

When it comes to sales, brochures are the go-to collateral that can intrigue interest, inform and even close a sale, which makes brochure graphic design …

Trademark: How do you do that?

trademarkAfter I create a logo or help a client come up with a tagline, some of them ask me afterward about trade marking. I would …