The founder of an agency representing self-employed creatives is pushing for better recognition of illustration as a “long-term career”, and protection over issues such as late payments and plagiarism.
Design Week’s best business advice of 2019
We round up the best business advice from the year, including the start of our careers advice series, tips for creatives on protecting their intellectual property and how working mum designers manage their stress.
Alice Darbyshire, a mother and former HR professional at studios such as Landor, BrandOpus and Start, shares her advice for design leaders on how they can support those who have
As part of our series looking at alternative jobs in design studios, we speak to Marc Solomon, brand strategist at Bulletproof, about how he got to where he is, his
We speak to designer Paul Woods, author of a new book offering creative people advice on how to get on with colleagues, avoid hostile work situations and not be an
Last week, we examined how the global sports brand has been unsuccessful in claiming the use of three stripes as its own — corporate lawyer Tessa Laws shares her advice
A new organisation tool for creative freelancers has launched, which looks to bring all aspects of workflow under one roof to help them concentrate on “progressing their career”.
Copyright might sound like fancy lawyers and big business, but its impact is real for studios of all sizes, says Eric Schrijver. The designer and author shares his best advice
Sean Thomas, executive creative director at JKR, talks about the other roles and desirable options available in studios when design positions are hard to come by or don’t appeal.
Research recently found that working mothers are “up to 40% more stressed” than other people – in the first of a two-part series, we speak to female designers with children
Research recently found that working mothers are “up to 40% more stressed” than other people – in the second piece of a two-part series, we speak to female designers with
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Tim Routledge, founder at his own company, about the art of “painting with light”, dealing with
PepsiCo’s former design director of global beverages Paul Woodvine is now managing creative director at design consultancy Vault49. Here he shares his best tips on standing out and finding the
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pelin Morris, wayfinding graphic designer at Endpoint, about her fascination with human behaviour, why she observes
After her highly anticipated talk at this year’s Design Manchester, Design Week caught up with the veteran designer to talk about everything from being a woman in the business, failures,
New research shows that the average salary of an entry-level UX designer is £37,500, compared to £26,440 across graphics, packaging and product designers.
As part of our series looking at up-and-coming creatives, we speak with freelance illustrator Kristyna Baczynski about how her Ukrainian heritage inspired her to make a graphic novel, why she