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First, don’t get the wrong idea about doubling my Noun Project income. This means my royalties went from $7.16 (in February 2015) to $18.24 (in February 2016)—or basically the difference between a beer alone and beers with a friend!
My name is Joanna and I use a paper planner. Gasp, I know. Last year, I ditched my app/online/digital planning tools in favor of good old pen and paper.
Designers are often offered pro bono work, but when should we accept it? It’s no secret that I love Twitter, Instagram, and Central New York. Saying yes to an opportunity to do a little pro bono design for this year’s #ShowUsCNY14 event was a no brainer for me.
But what about those times when the answer isn’t so clear? Read more
The pursuit of perfection can get in the way of good design. With print, a job doesn’t go to print until it’s as close to perfection as possible. With web, it’s acceptable—almost the norm—to launch then tweak. If something doesn’t perform as expected, you can change it.
It’s one of the hardest things for me to wrap my head around when I do web work since I come from the world of print. Read more
In 2012, I resolved to work smarter and with more love, to raise the bar on creativity, and to deliver more every day for my clients and myself. This year also marked my first-ever trip to Disney World.
What do these things have in common, you ask?