Branding Yourself as a Successful Freelancer

Branding Yourself as a Successful Freelancer

Most freelancers often misunderstand the concept of branding.

Some think it’s enough to have a simple logo design.  Others think way over the top and assume this concept only applies to large companies.

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Build Your Website Easily with Simbla

Build Your Website Easily with Simbla

Yes, you can create beautiful, fully-featured websites and web apps without knowing how to code. Whether you’d like to finally launch your business website, online portfolio, photo gallery site, or any sort of site, Simbla will help you get the job done.

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A look into ‘MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design’

A look into ‘MIN: The New Simplicity in Graphic Design’

Today, we have Stuart Tolley, Art Director at UK-based Design firm Transmission Design, sharing the story behind his book entitled MIN: The New Simplcity in Graphic Design.

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An Interview with a Surrealist Artist: Alberto Matsumura

An Interview with a Surrealist Artist: Alberto Matsumura

We’ve always tried to feature artists on Design Instruct whom we think the community will appreciate. We look for artists who get their hands dirty, who know what it’s like to be a career creative, and who, most importantly, do fantastic work. Our latest artist feature definitely checks those boxes. Meet Alberto Matsumura.

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Freebie: Royalty-Free Landscape Stock Photos

Freebie: Royalty-Free Landscape Stock Photos

We just put together a fantastic freebie containing landscape photos courtesy of our friends at Episcura. Check them out.

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Why You Should Just Keep Going: An Interview with Illustrator Mario Carpe

Why You Should Just Keep Going: An Interview with Illustrator Mario Carpe

We come across many types of artists on Design Instruct. By far, our most favorite types are those who are unabashedly passionate and enthusiastic about their work. Mario Carpe is definitely that.

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Speed Up Your Website with CDN77

Speed Up Your Website with CDN77

Want to make your website faster? Using a content delivery network (CDN) will bring remarkable speed improvements to your website.

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How to Keep Designs Fresh (When Everyone Wants the Same Thing)

How to Keep Designs Fresh (When Everyone Wants the Same Thing)

Your fourth client this week just sent you the exact same rustic wedding invitations that have been trending on Pinterest, and you explain for a fourth time that no, you can’t just copy that design. You promise to create something with the same ‘vibe’ that they’ll love just as much. Now what?!

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Free Colorful Business Card Templates

Free Colorful Business Card Templates

If you’re looking to spruce up your business card game this summer, we’ve got some fantastic business card templates that might just do the trick!

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6 Ways to Ensure the Website You’re Building Is User-Friendly

6 Ways to Ensure the Website You’re Building Is User-Friendly

Drawing repeat website visitors, fostering those relationships, and generating leads online doesn’t require some kind of secret SEO magic — it just takes a site that treats users well and gives them the experience they desire.

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7 More Fantastic Free Stock Photography Websites We Like

7 More Fantastic Free Stock Photography Websites We Like

We’ve compiled lists of stock photography websites before but it seems the internet just keeps making more. Here are some more stock photo websites we like.

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An Interview With a World Class Editorial Illustrator: Stuart McReath

An Interview With a World Class Editorial Illustrator: Stuart McReath

We love being able to share the work of some fantastic artists at Design Instruct. Today, we have Stuart McReath sharing his thoughts on editorial work, London, and being an effective freelancer.

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