We’ve assembled some dos and don’t for small businesses to keep in mind when deciding to work with a graphic designer. These should help you make sure all your bases are covered and minimize the chance of making an expensive mistake.
Graphic designers are more than their creative expertise – there is the income-generating side and the challenge of working with businesses to consider, too. Top graphic designers can balance all these and thrive in their careers for years. They embody the idea of getting paid to immerse in your passion for graphic design.
That is why we’ve included bios of famous graphic designers like Milton Glaser, Paul Rand, Neville Brody, Alan Fletcher, Michael Bierut, Massimo Vignelli, Chip Kidd, Stefan Sagmeister, and Paula Scher. Movie poster king Saul Bass adds a touch of the cinematic in this potent collection of graphic design greats.
More than the examples of past and present design geniuses, we’ve also included articles on why hiring a professional to create graphic design websites is essential, as well as tips on working with clients and the finer points of colour and typography, among others. Freelance design professionals, aspiring artists, Web developers, illustrators, designers, and advertising specialists will find this section a meaty resource worth sinking creative teeth into.
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All creative design builds on what has come before. This is probably the one constant “truth” in the world of graphic design. We have our own creative juices and unique “signatures,” but we do study the work of other graphic designers for a reason – to stimulate that creativity and signature as we find our own “voices.”