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3 Terrible Excuses For Not Starting Your Own Company Today

In a tech world where hugely successful companies like Apple and Airbnb compete on design, there are surprisingly few designers out there creating …

Entrepreneurship

7 Reasons Your Portfolio Isn't Attracting Clients

Whether you're seeking employment in a studio, or trying to bring in a few more clients for your freelance operation, one of the key components in …

How to Create Amazing Photoshop Brushes on Your iPad

In my last article I wrote about Adobe Shape CC, one of the new mobile apps that Adobe released to the Apple iOS app store in late 2014, which allows …

20 Signs You Might Be a Designer

Ever lingered too long in a supermarket aisle, silently wondering who could go cuckoo for the Cocoa Puffs typography or marveling over the packaging …

5 Forward-Thinking Tech Companies That Love Remote Work

Tech companies are embracing the idea of working remotely. Companies are realizing that it is a great way to cut down on overhead costs and take …

How to Find and Keep Great Clients

It's a widely-held belief that most businesses receive 80 percent of their sales from around 20 percent of their customers. This rule, also known as …

From Blood to BBQ: 14 Outstanding House Of Cards Fan Art Pieces

Don’t be ashamed — you’re not alone. You’re just a drop in a massive sea of binge-watchers poring over Season 3 of the Netflix original series House …

How to Design a Resume

The most important component of your job application is your resume. Not only is a resume a chance to showcase your experience, but it's also a great …

The Introvert's Guide to Opening an Online Store

Opening an online shop is a huge endeavor for a designer/creative. The decision to start any business is largely dependent on creative output, which …

Personality

15 Things Incredibly Happy Creatives Do

The stereotype in our culture about artists—brooding and sensitive people dressed in black—is not applicable to all of us. While some do fit this …

7 Questions You Should Never Ask Your Design Clients

Scaring off a client isn't as hard as you might think. Customers need your help and expertise, but they also know that other options exist. There's …

Calligraphy

How to Find Out If Your Work Sucks

Feedback is an invaluable tool to grow your career. A single thoughtful review, at the right point in time, can be the difference between success and …

Designer Combines Papyrus and Comic Sans, The End Is Near

Comic Sans and Papyrus, two font names that are like nails on a chalkboard to designers. The only thing that could potentially top seeing these two …

Why It's Not Too Late: 5 Successful Startup Founders Over 30

It is never too late. While the tech industry seems to be dominated by young entrepreneurs, there are plenty of middle-aged people who are making …

How To Land Your Very First Client

There’s no one guaranteed route that will score you your first job. Instead, it’s usually a combination of several controlled factors, that when used …

5 Things Obsessive Designers Love

We designers obsess over the littlest details, often to the point of ridiculousness. Do you spend hours looking for just the right color? Have you …

10 Tips for Using Apple's New Photos App

Apple’s new photo app, simply called “Photos,” released last month to developers for testing, and to consumers on the public beta. If you’ve signed …

6 Free Design Goods To Download This Week: Mar 30, 2015

We're working hard to make Creative Market the world's best marketplace to buy creative digital goods. Even if you're not ready to buy something …

You've Got To Try The Pac-Man Google Maps Game

Everyone loves playing the classic PAC-MAN arcade game, and now you can do just that — in your own neighborhood — using Google Maps.<p>On Your …

How To Get Motivated When You're In a Funk

The thing about being creative is that you will always get to that point where you feel that you’re running out of juice, like you have nothing else …