According to estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 259,500 graphic designers in the U.S. and 24% of them are self-employed. That means that approximately one out of five graphic designers is self-employed. Even thought so many of us eventually end up working for ourselves, graphic design programs in colleges do not focus enough (if any) on the business aspect of running a successful graphic design practice so young designers are going into business unprepared and uneducated about business issues.
Brandora, an award-winning boutique design studio, located in Carrollton, Texas is looking for a motivated individual to lead the business development services for our growing company.
Recently, I have been taking a screen printing class and it reminded me of the time when I took printmaking in college. This illustration is a linoleum cut that I printed in black and white and then used for an editorial magazine spread about Gutenberg’s invention – the printing press.