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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: Sally Barnett
Illustration

Meet the Graduates 2017: Sally Barnett (Illustration)

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...

6 Jul 2017 7m to read
Image: Alysha McDowell
Graphic Design

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

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
Art

A Guide to Early 20th Century Art

The Evolution of Modern Art The close of 19th century marked the end of The Golden Age in Britain. The Industrial Revolution that brought radical...

14 Apr 2017 8m 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