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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

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

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

Art Marketing: How to Sell your Art in the Modern Marketplace

In a crowded and competitive marketplace, it’s impossible to overstate the importance of art marketing. It can take time to become a...

30 Mar 2017 5m to read

15 Top Art Competitions That You Should Be Entering

Art competitions can present potentially massive opportunities for artists worldwide, offering wide exposure and substantial cash prizes… But...

30 Jan 2017 9m to read

How to Get an App Made: A Complete Amateur’s Guide

So, you have a genius idea for a new mobile app that’s going to take the world by storm… But, you’ve got no technical knowledge,...

9 Jan 2017 12m to read

Crucial Tips for Selling Art from the Industry Experts

Put simply, selling art calls upon an entirely different skill-set from creating it – and for most artists the creative side of things comes much...

15 Dec 2016 7m to read

Best Portfolio Websites for Promoting Your Design Work

The internet is a fantastic tool for artists and designers.  Creating an online portfolio allows you to present your work in a much more dynamic...

1 Dec 2016 11m to read