Payday: Filippos Fragkogiannis
Rather than having set rates, Filippos has a dynamic pricing system for the graphic design work he creates. Explore the different factors he considers and see what he’s charged in the past here.
Been There Done That: Caterina Bianchini
Studio NARI founder Caterina Bianchini answers questions about her career as an award-winning art director in our new video series
Payday: Harriet Davey
3D artist Harriet Davey tells us how she prices her projects for clients in our new series where pricing transparency is the name of the game.
Extracurricular with F*ck Being Humble
Stefanie Sword-Williams explains why self-promotion isn’t a dirty word and reveals how to conquer imposter syndrome
Extracurricular with Aries Moross
In this week’s episode, we discussed navigating the workplace with the Studio Moross founder
Extracurricular with Craig Oldham
The no-nonsense advice you need about launching a design career from the author of “Oh Sh*t, What Now?”
Studying art and design is often framed as a risky decision. Jack Williams argues that instead of shaming students for choosing to follow their passion, we ought to look to universities to teach them how to make their skills relatable to working life.
Laura Gordon explains why failure is vitally important for creativity and why education's framing of it is deeply counter-intuitive
Jaheed Hussain has never been taught by a tutor, visiting lecturer or industry professional of colour in his time at university so far. Now he's pushing for change
A New Revolution with Ace & Tate
Laura Robertson meets Paulette Constable aka DJ Paulette to talk about coming up in Manchester and the Haçienda, facing the past and embracing the future
There Is a Place
Siân Hamer meets Marcos Navarro and Robbie Bloomer to see why they started High Hoops, an inclusive club night, open to all
Multidisciplinary artist and jewellery maker Aliyah Hussain explains why Manchester is the perfect city and community for her varied practice
Cloak and Dagger
Hours and hours are lost as a job seeker applying for roles that don’t specify a salary range or rate. We explore the motivation behind the creative industry’s “salary cloaking” habit.
Why and how has it become the norm that junior roles in the creative industry require two or more years of experience?
Failure does not define you
Often, the worry that something might not go 100% to plan holds us back from putting ourselves or our work out there, but in creativity and in careers, that approach rarely pays off.
Rising above assumptions with Sinead Taylor
Graduating into a pandemic and moving back home to live with your parents may draw criticism from others, but Sinead Taylor is proving the doubters wrong with her flying freelance career.
Okocha Obasi’s Take on Failure
At just 22 years old, the Its Nice That Extra Nice Fund recipient, Somerset House Young Producer, Race Zine founder and club night guru has amassed some incredible early success, but it’s not all been plain sailing.
“We are one another’s greatest allies: No female friend or colleague has ever shied away from telling me her wage”
Why I’m calling out Cannes Lions
When Abraham Asefaw was removed from his Deanship at Cannes Lions, the "most diverse" place at the festival yet again had an all-white leadership.
Dealing with Failure
In the first episode of our new limited series, illustrator Holly St Clair talks about their evolving relationship with failure, how it links with learning and the special kind of failure that job hunting brings.
The State of Design Internships
Design Interns Club is an initiative that creates a space for anonymous reviews of internships around the globe. Here’s what we've learned from their first-ever report.
The Meritocracy Myth
Migrants to the UK regularly find that their hard work isn't equally rewarded, so Isaac Izekor feels that its time for diaspora communities to evolve their approach to building new legacies.
A Message To You Rudy’s
Free pitching is a system that fundamentally undermines the value of creative work, but this week a restaurant couldn't resist a slice of the action
The Experience Vortex
Tired of being told that instead of pay, you’ll get experience in return for your work, while also hearing that you’re not experienced enough to be paid?
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