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5 Things I learned from the TBO Web Design Conference

5 things I learnt at The Business of Web Design conference

Just over two weeks ago I went to The Business of Web Design conference located in the beautiful Atrium building in Cardiff. It was a fantastic event bringing together designers, developers and marketers working in the digital world from all across the UK. What makes this conference different is that it focuses on how you do business, with eight funny and engaging talks about the fundamentals of working for clients a
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Be a better freelance designer

Be a better freelance designer I’ve been a freelance designer since 2008 and I can confirm, freelancing is a tough gig. I’ve worked on projects of all sizes, ranging from Exhibition Design, Branding, Licensed product design, Packaging, Print and of course, UI / UX Design. I thought I would share with you a few lessons I’ve learned to be a better freelance designer and how they will aid you in the ye
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Do NDA’s for Designers Stifle Creativity?

An NDA creative world (This article is aimed to open up discussion, not suggesting NDA’s should be scrapped) As someone who works for a lot of start-ups, entrepreneurs and small business I’ve noticed an increase in clients asking me to sign Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). It’s become almost par for the course that if I’m working on an interesting project I will have to agree to keep the work I’m doing a secre
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Adobe Kuler UI Colour Resource

Amazing Colour Resources for Designers

Amazing Colour Resources for Designers As a designer I should be better at using colour, I think we’re all guilty of “sticking to what we know” at some point in our careers. Luckily for me the internet is a haven of inspiration and truly amazing resources to aid your every day design work. This blog highlights some of the websites, apps and services which I use on a daily basis, If I miss any, pleas
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