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Jeffrey’s talk is called What Every Web Designer Should Know—A Better You At What You Do. He asks “what does it mean to be a designer when everyone is calling themselves a designer?” 15 years ago, Jeffrey thought everyone would learn HTML and be a web designer. That didn’t happen but what did happen is social media, which is democratising online publishing. His 6-year old daughter uses an iPad like a natural, figuring out the interfaces of drawing tools.
In this post we’ll take a look at 18 companies that exist to help photographers with selling their work. Some of these options will provide the photographer with a website to display and sell the products, others can integrate with existing portfolio sites, and a few are marketplaces where photographers can upload their work to be sold.
SUBERNOVA is a project management tool that makes you more productive by taking the stress out of remembering important details of your projects, lets you track time, send invoices and estimates, collaborate with others and keeps your business smooth by keeping tabs on late payments, deadlines and more.
I try to keep a mobile studio. I like moving around. It keeps me curious and “on.”
I just bought a Panasonic Lumix GF1 a few months ago and I love it. It makes me feel skilled rather than like an idiot. That’s what good technology does.
I like Muji notebooks and Muji pens because they work well, yet don’t feel precious. In my case, the more I treasure a tool, the less likely I am to use it. I always scribble all over the first page because there’s no way I can make anything worse than that. So, we’re off to the races.
I have a brain and some hands and every once in a while it feels like they’re working together. Those are the best moments.
Read the full interview here.
Today we’ll take a brief but personal look at over 20 designers and freelancers that have made an impact in the online design community through books, blogs, tweets and various other means. Some are huge names, ubiquitous in the design community, while others are just getting their start.