The Big Book of Packaging Review

Posted: May 26th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Blog | Tags: , | No Comments »

The Big Book of Packaging Review

The Big Book of Packaging is the latest edition in Harper Designs’ Big Book series written by Will Burke, Lisa Buer and James Pietruszynski. The book blends project insights with author profiles and contains over 500 packaging examples from an international collection of designers, students and agencies.

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A bumpy ride, but it’s worth it – Going freelance

Posted: May 10th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Articles | No Comments »

A bumpy ride, but it’s worth it – Going freelance by Richard Baird

Source: Design Week | Published: 17 May 2007

Going freelance can be rewarding, but to succeed you have to be positive, promote yourself at every opportunity and, above all, keep on training, says Richard Baird

Becoming a freelance can be difficult at any point in your career but doing it straight from university is much harder. I graduated with a BA Hons in Furniture and Product Design from Nottingham Trent University in 2005, but quickly realised the industry was getting tougher for new designers. So I used any free time I had to develop other skills, including illustration, website design and Flash animation, feeling these would give me an edge.

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