Or do you have to provide your own?
Are logo design contests considered “spec” work and what are the pros and cons of participating as a designer?
I know logo design contests and the whole "spec" work issue is a controversial subject. As a designer given the AIGA's position on spec work what are the pros and cons of entering such contests?
I'm developing a Rails site for my company that's going to be a web store for our entire inventory. I don't really have a lot of experience with design (I am the one-man IT department at my company, ...
Recently, I hired a graphic designer to design a brand, a web site, business cards and several other things. After the initial design was complete and we launched, we have continued to make changes ...
I have some potential clients that ask to see something before accept the work. Now, should I make, for example, a free mockup or It's better to find another client?
When I am designing a new website or application I am very meticulous to get every detail right so it is beautiful while still user friendly. Almost always however, the client has better ideas. They ...
What does “Great typography skills” mean in the context of a job requirement for a web developer position?
I'm looking at job requirements for Jr. web Developer positions. Some jobs need "Great typography and layout skills." What does typography mean? What skills are they exactly looking for?
I was hoping I would find some people in the industry that could help me decide what's the best price to charge to design (in this case) business cards. What are standard prices for professional ...
I took on a graphic design job recently and I quoted the client for 36 hours of work. About half way through the project the client got stalled out because of upper management's indecision and because ...
What is a portfolio, and what should it consist of? Please include details such as the format, use of, number of items, types of items, etc.