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Bad design by design, Design Contests

Yes, that IS spec work.

So I just saw a facebook status update from Gary Vaynerchuk, who I respect as an entrepreneur. But is having a design contest to design his next book cover. He specifically says it’s not spec work, because the winner will be paid. You are correct, it’s not spec work for the winner, but what about […]

Design Concept/Ideas, Design Contests, Inspiration

What’s Your Style?

I watched the second episode of the new series of HGTV’s Design Star. I like watching these sort of shows that redesign rooms in your house, because it’s fun to see the overlap that interior design has with graphic design. I caught the last few minutes of the season premiere and contestant Michael Stribling said […]