Graphic Design

An Updated Ready, Set, Freelance Webinar

An Updated Ready, Set, Freelance Webinar

Learn to be a better freelancer. Justin and I will be presenting our webinar Ready, Set, Freelance on March 15

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should you take the (illustration, design, sculpture, painting, photograph, article, etc) job? Run through this chart to help you decide.

Back by Popular Demand

Back by Popular Demand

UPDATE: This webinar has also sold out. A few months ago, the first Type webinar sold out a week before the event so Justin and Ed will be returning to present again A Semester of Type at 90 MPH on December 15, 2015. The webinar is produced in conjunction with […]

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

A Semester of Type at 90 MPH

Tonight, Justin and Ed will be presenting a new webinar for the RISD (and beyond) community: A Semester of Type at 90 MPH. We’re excited to say that the webinar sold out over a week before the event! However, if you’d like to be alerted next time we do a […]

6 Guidelines and 3 Steps to a Solid Presentation

6 Guidelines and 3 Steps to a Solid Presentation

By Jon Lopkin Selling your skills and winning the trust of a client can all come down to how you present your designs and how you present yourself. Before diving into the 3 useful steps for creating a solid presentation, let’s look at the seemingly trivial items often overlooked by […]

Webinar: Pixels to Ink

Webinar: Pixels to Ink

Ever wonder why a print job didn’t print the way it looked on your screen? What is rich black? How offset printing differs from digital printing? It’s time to get some answers! On March 18, 2014, Justin and I will be presenting the webinar Pixels to Ink for RISD Alumni […]

Ed and Justin during the Ready, Set, Freelance! webinar

Post-Webinar (Ready, Set, Freelance)

Justin and I had a great time talking with the RISD (and beyond) community during our webinar Ready, Set, Freelance. The attendees sent us great questions during and after the webinar. Here are some examples that might help you: Q: When it comes to an agreement with a client, how […]

What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

One of the first decisions a creative professional makes upon starting their business is deciding on a name for the company. It’s also often one made in haste while a bank associate is setting up a business bank account. Since it’s literally the identity of you and your business, it’s important to give it some thought beforehand. For creative businesses, the naming […]

Unconventional Book Design with Jon Chad

Unconventional Book Design with Jon Chad

Why do books have to be opened right to left and read left to right, top to bottom? Sure, it’s how we’ve been trained to read, but since most of us conquered books some time ago, it’s good to try something challenging. I like to challenge my readers and myself […]

The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship

The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship

What makes a great collaboration between an Art Director and an Illustrator? That’s the question Justin Perricone and I wanted to explore on behalf of art directors and illustrators when we began putting together a panel discussion for June 27, 2012. The event, titled The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship was co-sponsored […]