Posts fromGraphic Design

Graphic Design Competitions: The Top 10 to Get You Noticed

Graphic design competitions: are they really worth all the hype? Your reputation as a designer can either make or break your career, so it is vital...

7 Nov 2017 11m to read
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Zine Making: Where Did It Come From and How Can You Make Your Own?

For decades, zines and zine making have been synonymous with counter-culture and anti-authoritarian subcultures, most notably the global punk scenes...

25 Sep 2017 6m to read

Hiive: How Design Networks are Reviving the Creative Industry

We sit down with Hiive founder Ciaran Burke, to find out what it is, and how it could change your life… Getting your first internship, job or a...

13 Sep 2017 12m to read

50 Logo Design Ideas from the UK’s Top Graphic Designers

What makes a great logo design? In search of an answer to this difficult question we got in touch with some of the UK’s top graphic designers....

21 Aug 2017 18m to read
Image: Lara Hochreiter
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Meet the Graduates 2017: Lara Hochreiter (Graphic Design)

With a fresh new batch of students graduating this month, we have the exciting task of hosting our Graduate Degree Show June 2017. Here at the IDI...

12 Jul 2017 6m to read
Image: Alysha McDowell
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Meet the Graduates 2017: Alysha McDowell (Graphic Design)

With a fresh new batch of students graduating this month, we have the exciting task of hosting our Graduate Degree Show June 2017. Here at the IDI...

27 Jun 2017 8m to read

Become a Freelancer (and Succeed) in the Creative Industries

Always wondered how to take the leap and become a freelancer? To celebrate National Freelancers Day here in the UK, we created our Freelancers...

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

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
Image: Paula Scher
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Contemporary Graphic Designers: Paula Scher

If ever there was a designer who deserved the term “rock star”, it’s Paula Scher. The American graphic designer started her career...

23 Jan 2017 4m to read