Category: Design Rants

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How To Start a T-Shirt Business

“This design would look great on a t-shirt!” That thought must cross every sketchbook doodler’s mind at some point. The thing is, there’s a lot more to the t-shirt business than a sketchbook and an idea. I’m not saying don’t chase your dreams but if you’re serious about starting a t-shirt business, continue reading. I

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5 Things Graphic Designers DON’T Do

To the outside world there seems to be some confusion about the exact role of a graphic designer. I’m not talking about what people think about the graphic design process. I’m talking about what we, as graphic designers, do and don’t do. The confusion is usually showcased in the form of a question from our sometimes

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How NOT To Pick A Graphic Designer

Dear clients, If you’re selecting graphic designers, web designers or other creative pros based solely on price, be prepared to get what you paid for. I know you can go online and find really cheap designers. You can also find really bad portfolios and really bad graphics that businesses use. And guess what? It makes your business look

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7 Things You Want To Tell Your Design Clients

We all have those clients that drive us nuts from time to time. The ones who expect us to design everything for free, at the drop of a dime, and be appreciative that we have them as clients. If you haven’t then just wait… you will. So here is a list of things we all

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