BidView is a small startup in Austin, TX who wanted to streamline the government contract sourcing process. Branding and WordPress website development were handled in a less than a month: which is a tremendous feat. Logos were outputted in various formats to also support their upcoming app.
It’s been a little while. I was starting to reconsider blogging at all, but recent events have made me think otherwise. So, I have been freelancing a long time. I have had clients and projects come and go. Many different kinds of clients, and many different kinds of projects. I have done many things to […]
Despite a designer’s best efforts, at times, we might miss the mark. Usually a lot of this is handled before we even get to a visual stage by discussing the project in detail and then coming up with a design brief that we send to clients for approval so that we agree as to what […]
Picking the right designer I’ll be writing an article to go into depth on what I think should be the defining principles for choosing the right designer for a project, but I want to touch on it briefly here. Essentially, don’t let price alone be your deciding factor. If you have reached a stage where […]
A number of clients that have come to me, it’s their first time working with a professional designer. Prior to that point, they had done things pretty much on their own using ready made websites and Microsoft templates for letterhead and business needs. But then their needs changed. They grew to a point where self […]
Every so often I take a couple hours to go to a *gasp* retail bookstore and sit and read, as well as pick up some new materials. On a recent trip, I came across “The Strategic Designer” by David Holston. A more cerebral investigation of what makes a good designer, particularly with regard to process. […]