Here are the 10 best must-have resources for graphic designers that will help you get your work done better, faster and in higher quality. From graphics assets, to fonts, stock photography and printing services, I list great resources you have to check out and use in your design agency or practice.
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This “How To” is targeted to my audience of entrepreneurs and creative professionals but is also useful and actionable for anyone interested in brand strategy, business planning, design, marketing and communications.
This video is targeted to my channel’s audience of entrepreneurs, designers, creative professionals and anyone interested in brand strategy, business planning, design, trend, marketing and communications.
Philip VanDusen is the founder of Verhaal Brand Design, a strategic design and branding consultancy in the New York City metro area. He is an accomplished creative executive and expert in strategic branding, graphic design and creative management. Philip gives design, branding, marketing and business advice to creative professionals and entrepreneurs on building successful creative practices and brands.
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RECOMMENDED BOOKS TO HELP YOU BUILD YOUR BRAND AND CREATIVE PRACTICE:
Book on Design Thinking: “Change By Design”, Tim Brown http://amzn.to/2mTFDrz
On Creative Inspiration: “Imagine”, Jonah Lehrer http://amzn.to/2mJpQe9
On the Freelance Economy: “Free Agent Nation” by Daniel Pink http://amzn.to/2mWlbpR
My fav Design Career book: “Orbiting the Giant Hairball” by Gordon MacKenzie http://amzn.to/2noTnIL
On inspiration: “Rules of the Red Rubber Ball: Find and Sustain Your Life’s Work” by Kevin Carroll http://amzn.to/2moisCu
The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding, Al Ries + Laura Ries http://amzn.to/2noZGwd
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