A former coworker of mine, James Harmon, is a bright and very talented designer with experience in some top corporations. He recently posted on Facebook a quote of his own thinking:
“In life, everyone cuts their own deal. The trick is not cutting one’s own throat in the process.”
I told him that I needed to steal that for an article. It sums up the whole problem designers face when the question of doing free work pops up, as it does, no matter how experienced you may be. After a couple of decades in the creative field, I still get a disturbing number of requests for free work – more now then when I was a young designer entering the field. Why? People want quality...
Since March 11, the tragedy in Japan has impacted the entire world in many ways and unfortunately continues to do so.
But can we make a difference? We certainly can! As artists and designers, we can support the people of Japan and their struggle with our art.
French Agency Creasenso did exactly that by gathering 11 talented illustrators to create some amazing designs for sale, in order to support the Red Cross in its efforts to aid refugees. They will donate 100% of all profits to this worthy cause.
The illustrations featured here are not only poignant and beautiful, but also evoke a powerful...