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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WHAT TO READ


How To Avoid Anxiety While Keeping Up with Social Media

Social media’s reputation has its ups and downs, especially in the design community. Where some see an opportunity to grow their brand on social media platforms like Instagram, others might see it as frustrating, intimidating, and even a source of anxiety. But social media isn’t all bad. It can actually be a great place to grow your network, share your work and personality, and even reach potential clients. If you’re a creative professional using social media, here are some ways to avoid feeling overwhelmed: Be a Content Creator Churning out images nonstop just for the sake of posting will quickly…
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Four tips and tricks we learned working with Webflow for the first time

As designers, the wide world of web design can be tricky and unfamiliar territory to enter. A lot of us at The Futur don’t have sturdy backgrounds in web design, so when the time comes to design and develop a website for a client, we find ourselves feeling a little overwhelmed. There are so many areas to work through: the overall design, user experience, copy, and mobile layout. Let’s not forget all of the various tools, plugins, and software options out there to choose from to build websites. Luckily, there’s an awesome tool out there that helps you easily design…
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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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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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