Geek out on typography with me and typeface designer Fábio Duarte Martins. Learn a bit about typeface design and discover how it can be a great source of passive income. Plus, find out Fábio’s beef with Helvetica and the one instance he says Comic Sans was used well (yes, really!).
Typeface Design and Inspiration: Read or Listen
What should you consider before going out on your own as a freelancer? How should you present your work to get objective feedback? When should you push back with a client? How can you earn more respect from clients? Should you specialize? Creative business guru Cameron S. Foote shares his insights on all of these topics.
A Creative Business Convo With Cameron Foote: Read or Listen
Do you need to work smarter in InDesign? Maybe you’re unknowingly wasting time when creating new documents or you’re guilty of “guide hoarding.” Find out and learn some best practices and time-saving tips as the hilarious Jason Hoppe and I talk about InDesign and page layout in this special hour-long episode. Plus, find out which InDesign feature Jason calls “delicious” and what some designers do that he says is “like walking and having your pants not go with you.”
A Hoppe Good Time Talking InDesign: Read or Listen
Ever considered a full-time or part-time career as a fine artist? Hear from Michael Auger of Auger Artwork Studios, who’s had a solid career as an illustrator, painter and graphic designer.
Triple-threat Creative: Illustrator, Painter, Graphic Designer: Read or Listen
Print designers, do you find yourself using the same folds for projects over and over again because you think other types of folds might cost too much or they seem too complicated to set up properly? In this episode, Trish Witkowski of Foldfactory will educate and inspire you—and tell you how to get some free templates for your next project.
Fold Some Fun Into Your Direct Mail Projects With Trish Witkowski, Foldfactory: Read or Listen
Have you ever considered creating stock images to generate passive income? Stock up on some tips and best practices from someone who’s been doing just that, so that you can make the most of your efforts.
Stock Up on Some Passive Income: Read or Listen
Want to become a better PowerPoint presentation designer? Ever considered a career in it? No? Because you can’t stand PowerPoint, right? (I can hear you screaming.) Presentation design expert Laura Foley states her case for why you should embrace PowerPoint. She also explains how she’s made a career specializing in working in software that makes most designers cringe. You'll also learn best practices when using PowerPoint and how to price your PowerPoint projects.
Punch Up Your PowerPoint Proficiency: Read or Listen
Learn how to perfect your print process, so you can avoid costly errors and save face. Find out about proper file setup, folds, binding, paper, ink, coatings, fonts, images, how to get print bids and more.
Perfect Your Print Process: Read or Listen