Trust and a good client´s relationship starts with a good contract – agreement for both, this samples might be useful as a guideline, specially if you are new to freelancing.
You might be a great fan of Reddit or Quora, but just imagine a better platform only for designers. It is named Playbook, highly recommended to improve several facets of your design career from students to high level professionals.
The amazing Change Observer is now Design Observer with high quality design material.
Listen to Design Observer Podcast > “The Design of business” and “The business of Design”
Organisations and networks
- Design Can – campaign to increase diversity in design
- Helen Hamlyn Centre for Inclusive Design, RCA – pioneer of the study and practice of inclusive design over the past 25 years
- Design Justice Network – international community of people and organisations who are committed to rethinking design processes so that they centre people who are too often marginalised by design
- Design Age Institute, RCA – providing strategic design to stimulate the longevity economy
While the design industry has suffered during the pandemic, there are some bright spots for those looking for work – particularly among freelance and digital sectors.
By Henry Wong
The past year has presented many challenges for those working in the creative industry, as widespread cuts resulted in less work and job losses.Continue reading
Expertos de diseño mexicanos nos brindan claves para pensar la situación de la disciplina en ese país
¿Es el diseño realmente apreciado en México? La pregunta, usual en el universo de diseño local, volvió a tomar fuerza hace algunas semanas cuando se dió a conocer el polémico nuevo logo del Aeropuerto Internacional de México AIFA. Para muchos expertos, el caso no hizo más que representar toda una concepción sobre la disciplina. Algunos hasta se atrevieron a preguntarse en voz alta ¿sabe la gente lo que hace un diseñador?Continue reading
The organisation has announced a Design Age Directory and a community for designers and “ageing humans” to challenge negative stereotypes.
By Molly Long April 28
The Design Age Institute will celebrate its first anniversary with a suite of new projects and initiatives which seek to continue its mission of making later life better through design.
Launched in 2020 with funding from Research England, the institute is attached to the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the Royal College of Art (RCA). It was established to support the government’s Grand Challenge on an Ageing Society, with a mission to support age inclusive design through aspirational products and services.
To mark its first anniversary, the institute has announced the creation of two initiatives: the Design Age Directory and This Age Thing.Continue reading