This ad appeared recently on my local Craigs List job board under the category for graphic design. It drives home the point that working as a graphic designer is as much about proving your value, as it is about creating valuable work.

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The company we keep

Photo courtesy of “David Airey: Boycotting Godaddy”

“The company we keep” is a heading often used by graphic design firms when they display their client list. Under this warm and fuzzy title they list clients that they are proud to do business with—and in the process build their credibility and status through association.

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How diverse is the world of graphic design?

How diverse do you think the graphic design world is? A recent New York Times article, “Design Gets More Diverse,” interviewed black designers about their experiences.

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