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How to Become a Freelancer (and Succeed) in the Creative Industries

To celebrate National Freelancers Day here in the UK, we wanted to give you a sneak peek at our Freelancers Ultimate Guide to give you the know-how...

30 May 2017 6m to read

How to Brand Yourself: Creating a Visual Identity

As part of developing and advancing your career in design, it’s important to be clear about your personal strengths and what you can offer a...

25 May 2017 5m to read

Turn Your Hobby into a Career in 7 Steps

If you enjoy being creative and you feel that your spare time is not enough for you to truly hone your practise, then perhaps you should consider...

18 May 2017 7m to read

Ella Goodwin Interview: Setting Up Your Own Online Creative Business

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with our friends across the pond, we’re thrilled to announce the launch our series of IDI tutor interviews....

12 May 2017 6m to read

13 Steps: How to Start Your Own Graphic Design Business

Does this story sound familiar? You’ve been working in graphic design for a number of years and have built up a strong portfolio of work. Perhaps...

1 May 2017 11m to read

The Pros and Cons of Working as a Freelance Graphic Designer

Every graphic designer has to ask themselves honestly more than once in their career whether or not they would prefer to work as a freelancer or work...

24 Apr 2017 5m to read

Graphic Design Insights from Inside the Fashion Industry: IDI Graduate Interview with Helen Bamborough

Helen graduated with a first class BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree from IDI in 2013. Until recently, she was working in the fast-paced world of...

19 Apr 2016 6m to read

The Key to a Successful Freelance Career: Interview with Alexis Marcou

Recently, we stumbled upon Alexis Marcou and his unique creative style on Behance, where he has more than 100,000 followers and millions of project...

17 Sep 2015 7m to read

Helping Illustrators Work: Interview with Hire An Illustrator founder Darren Di Lieto

If you are a freelance illustrator who wants to build your reputation by working on exciting new projects, you’ll probably know just how hard...

25 Feb 2015 8m to read

The 10 Best Tools For Freelance Graphic Designers

When you make the decision to go it alone as a graphic designer, you may not have anticipated the millions of annoying little non-design related...

24 Nov 2014 6m to read