Interview: Zootool on Design and Development & Business

Interview: Zootool on Design and Development & Business

Bastian Allgeier of Zootool has very kindly agreed to put himself in the spotlight to answer a series of questions relating to the design, development and business of his company. In a nutshell

 
4 Ways for Designers to Develop a Thick Skin

4 Ways for Designers to Develop a Thick Skin

Good designers can move on quickly. They don't let difficult conversations with clients, insults from a vendor, or a lost piece of business get them too far down. Here are the first four ways for designers and creative pros to develop a thick skin so they can keep on creating great work, even when the going is tough.

 
Win More Business with an Inverted Sales Funnel

Win More Business with an Inverted Sales Funnel

In order to win more business, I want to challenge you to think of your branding and selling process like an inverted funnel....Commit to being a specialist of some sort, whether it’s a capability such as being an expert at Wordpress design, digital signage, corporate branding, or more.

 
Interview with Internationally Renowned Design Agency: Edson Williams

Interview with Internationally Renowned Design Agency: Edson Williams

DesignersCouch creative Edson Williams is an agency based in London and Amsterdam with more than 10 years experience in the design, marketing, advertising, fashion and music industries.

 
4 Customer Service Mistakes Freelancers Make

4 Customer Service Mistakes Freelancers Make

Freelancer. Independent. Entrepreneur. Solopreneur. However you choose to label yourself, you venture out on your own to chase the dream. Finally, you can do things your way, on your terms, on your schedule. Sort of.

 
The Dipr: More on this Awesome New Utensil

The Dipr: More on this Awesome New Utensil

You may remember our post a couple weeks ago about The Dipr --- an interesting invention to help you better handle your cookies and milk. Robert Haleluk and his wife Julie were inspired to create this new utensil the old fashion way.... out of necessity. As the Dipr has come out with new character versions, seen below, to appe

 
Setting Your Design Business' Growth Goal

Setting Your Design Business' Growth Goal

Growth goals are important success factors. But do you know just how important? For entrepreneurs, setting growth goals is “the only statistically significant predictor of business growth.” Does that get you thinking about the goals you’ve set—or haven’t set—for your freelance design business.

 
Eclectic Graphic Designer Federico de Luca -- Interview

Eclectic Graphic Designer Federico de Luca -- Interview

DesignersCouch creative Federico de Luca has no small talent. This graphic designer who resides in Berlin, Germany, has developed a flexible and eclectic style through mixed media. His characters may seem otherworldly, but also familiar, drawing you into his art pieces and letting you step into their world.

 
Desktop Wallpaper Calendar Feature: December 2010

Desktop Wallpaper Calendar Feature: December 2010

We featured 22 beautiful Christmas calender wallpapers designed by our members from around the world. What's best is that these wallpapers are not only for desktop but also we provide for iPhone, iPad and PSP!

 
The Making of Creative Humans

The Making of Creative Humans

Hi everyone, before I start writing about my new work created for DesignersCouch I would like to introduce myself. My name is Bram Vanhaeren, 20 years old, born and raised in a small town near Antwerpen, Belgium.

 
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