Graphic Designer vs Pixel Pusher: The difference between hiring a graphic designer and someone who designs graphics

Seems like more and more small businesses are opting to hire cheap designers rather than hire a professionals to create branding, presentation and collateral that represents their business. I understand that budget can come into play when making their decision but even if that is the case it’s important to know the difference between a … Continue reading Graphic Designer vs Pixel Pusher: The difference between hiring a graphic designer and someone who designs graphics

From Shy to Badass

There has been debate on whether being an introvert is a characteristic developed over time or something that people are born with, I don’t know but what I do know is anyone can change and you must change if you are trying to do big things or just not be ordinary. The realization that I … Continue reading From Shy to Badass

Why Everyone Needs a Side Hustle

Let me share why I believe everyone needs a side hustle. It’s not about having a second income — although nowadays it seems like it couldn’t hurt. I am referring to having something to fall on in case things that are out of your control get taken away from you like losing your job. Putting all your … Continue reading Why Everyone Needs a Side Hustle

Why Small Businesses Need Big Design

One of the biggest mistakes small businesses make is over looking the importance of design. Design has been influencing consumers since the beginning of merchandising and it’s not going away anytime soon. Many of these small businesses think design is just for the big guys and believe a good product or service is sufficient to … Continue reading Why Small Businesses Need Big Design

Life After School – Graphic Designers, Stand Out or Be Left Behind

You would think someone who graduated 8 years ago with a Bachelor’s in Visual Communications (Graphic Design) would be well on their way to being an accomplished graphic designer working for a big agency, in-house designer for a Fortune 500 company or even running a successful freelance business. Well that is not the case for … Continue reading Life After School – Graphic Designers, Stand Out or Be Left Behind