Need a business card holder? Whether it’s for your desk, drawer or pocket, you can make it yourself. For your creative inspiration, below some links to some really nice ones from around the internet:
Create your own wall art with some of these ideas from around the web without needing much of a budget at all. CD Jewel Cases as Photo Frames Painting Urethane Ceiling Medallions Framed Fabric Recycling Window Shutters Gutter Topper "Corkboard" Wall clock out of old magazines and a vinyl record. Cabinet Doors Painted Leaves & Branches Cupcake liners Reused Calendar Art Artful Spaces: DIY Wall Art for the Home
If you're working steadily in a graphic design job or just starting to look for work, it's always a good time to have an up to date portfolio. The hard part is to figure out how the pieces fit together. I've already discussed the basics of what should go on the pages in Tips for a More Perfect Design Portfolio. In that article, I explain why to choose your absolute best work, how to use the work of others as inspiration, and how to use an unexpected twist to make yourself stand out. Building a perfect portfolio is a process ... Read more
Brian E. Young is a graphic designer and artist in Baltimore, MD.