In-house designers have it rough. You’re asked to work on the same brand, day in and day out, often taking creative direction from non-designers. We get it! And we’re here for you. It’s time to elevate your position from pixel pusher to design thinker. How? You’re in the right place – read on.

Personal Branding Worksheet

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Whether you’re happy with your job or not, you should be preparing for your next move by creating your personal brand online. Earn extra money, get more attention and command higher salary today. This short worksheet will help you define what that brand should be.

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Featured Contents


Typography 01

How can you improve your typography? This course is focused on functional type as opposed to expressive type. Get better with using type now.

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THE BRAND MESSAGING KIT

A brand is defined by a person’s gut feeling about a product, service or organization. You can’t control what someone feels about your brand, but you can influence it.

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Logo Design & Construction

Draw beautiful letterforms confidently and design logos like a Boss!

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Visit Futur Academy to see all courses that work for you.

WHAT TO WATCH


We’ve selected a few highlights that you need to see, kicking off with a fantastic guide to designing your first student design portfolio.

Our YouTube channel is bursting at the seams with hard-to-tackle subjects like getting your first design job, figuring out if design school is right for you, and design critiques. It’s all out there for you, free!

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RECOMMENDED PLAYLIST


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WHAT TO READ


Essential Design Books Vol. 3 Typography

Here’s our list of the best typography books for your collection. These books showcase the best in contemporary design.  By making a purchase through any of our affiliate links, we receive a very small commission at no extra cost to you. This helps us on our mission to provide quality education to you. Thank you. The books are listed in hierarchical order. Typographic Design: Form and Communication Buy on Amazon & Support The Futur Detail in Typography Buy on Amazon & Support The Futur Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works 4th Edition Buy on Amazon & Support…
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How To Get Your First 5 Graphic Design Clients on Linkedin Now

Quick introduction This step-by-step guide will teach you how to use Linkedin to contact the perfect type of clients you are looking for. This method aims to quickly create new connections with new prospects using new tools that are either free or inexpensive to use. There are many people who need graphic design work, it’s just a matter of finding them. Understanding Client Expectations & Mindset Remember, you are a graphic design freelancer which can worry some companies. They don’t how to keep track of your work or if you will actually deliver. They will be uneasy when you first…
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Airline Brand Identity Design by The Young Guns

The Young Guns Series 1 was a chance for 5 designers from across the globe to participate in a design mentorship program with Chris Do. They had the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of graphic design and business mindset through a series of challenges and coaching calls. Our mission was to share the learning experiences of these talented designers through their processes and struggles, so that we can all learn together. If you haven’t watched any of the Young Guns Season 1 episodes, check them out here on our YouTube channel. Season 2 has also started. Follow the women’s journeys…
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WHAT TO HEAR


How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer

Great for agency owners. Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World.

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Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren

Chris and his former business coach Keir discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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