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If you’ve been reading my content for some time, you might have read my previous posts about my thoughts on the benefits of having a design community and my efforts to put together a local design hub. These subjects have come to mind again recently for several reasons.
Happy birthday to us! It's Creative Boom's 13th anniversary this weekend, and to celebrate, we're sharing 13 brilliant tips from our community on creative progress.
For most of us right now, the subject of money is at the forefront of our minds. The cost of living, particularly things like food and fuel, has increased dramatically and continues to do so, and I’m sure, like me, this has brought up the subject of how much we earn as designers and whether or not we’re setting it right!
Here's that niggle I mentioned back in April. It might not have escaped your attention that there have been some changes over here. You see, quite some time ago, I decided to move away from my old business name (Severn Agency) and am now working under my new studio name &Something.
Here’s a question – have you ever come across situations where you’ve lost out on a project simply because of your location? Here’s another – does location matter?
Something happened to me recently that I questioned how important location is when searching for work
Being a designer, having a regular stream of paying clients is a big deal. Without them, we’re nothing more than hobbyists. But here’s the thing; we have to know how to talk to them to have people hire us. It’s essential that we speak their language and not bamboozle them with our jargon.
It might be good to head for the hills sometimes…Alice Fraser and Craig Oldham's Outside Directory champions the creative industry across the whole UK.
"Should I have done what X did, and would I be as successful as she is?"
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&Something Studio is a design and digital studio based in but is in absolutely no way limited to Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury has trains and roads which lead in and out.