Our goal, over and above all else, is your success. All of our free resources are right here, on this page, ready to go to work for you. You’ll find recent podcasts, helpful guides, worksheets, and infographics to help you grow your design business.  And as we create them, we’ll add them here, so check back frequently.

Free Downloadable Resources


Advance your business with these great tools

Visual Vocabulary Worksheet

Design Fundamentals

Having a hard time finding the words to describe your work? This free worksheet can help you develop your visual vocabulary so you can speak confidently about your work.

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DYNAMIC COMPOSITIONS GUIDE

Motion Design

Is your composition boring? This free guide can help you create dynamite contrast in your compositions to take your designs to the next level.

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Lettering Worksheet

Design Fundamentals

Curious about the art of hand lettering, but don’t know where to start? With our easy-to-follow worksheet, we teach you how to draw the classic Blackletter style.

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Typography Manual

Typography

Do you want to learn as much as you can about typography? This manual can help you learn the basics of type setting and design.

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Resume Template

Personal Growth

This template can help you land your next job. Download a template of Chris Do’s resume; Learn what an Executive Creative Director includes in their resume.

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Focus Worksheet

Personal Growth

Using this will allow you to maximize your productivity and keep what matters in mind. The focus sheet was a Pro Group resource but we decided to release it to the public.

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Pitch Evaluation Worksheet

Sales

Are you confident in your idea? Make sure you go into your presentation knowing you’ll walk out a winner. Use the free Pitch Evaluation Worksheet to test your idea.

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First Meeting Workbook

Sales

Ever wondered what companies like Blind say on our first call with a prospective client? Wonder no longer. Download this free workbook and structure your calls like we do.

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Personal Branding Worksheet

Awareness

Does your personal brand reflect who you need to be in order to reach your professional goals? If you don’t know, use this worksheet to learn about yourself and find out.

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Recent Podcasts


All the best in audio form

Eternal Optimist Handel Eugene

Being the child of an immigrant makes the creative path a difficult one. A lot of sacrifices have been made, and, often times, families don’t want to accept any career path outside of the Doctor/Lawyer safe zone. Chris has walked this path himself, so that gave him an instant connection with his guest, Handel Eugene, the son of Haitian immigrants. Handel has proven his talent to his parents, though, by creating a successful career for himself, most recently working on films like Spider-Man: Homecoming and Black Panther. Chris and Eugene discuss the path from being a dreamer to being a…
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Strategist Douglas Davis

Douglas Davis was the kid who was drawing when the teacher was lecturing, creating when others were just coasting. With the help of a nurturing mother, and a lot of talent and hustle, Douglas worked his way into a design career, but always wanted more. He had spent a lot of his life creating, but came to a point where he wanted to explore the business side, as well, and moved into strategy. In this week’s conversation, Chris talks to Douglas about growing up and going to school with very few resources, moving into the world of strategy and the…
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Content Marketing Consultant Ryan Robinson

How do more people find you? How do you get more clients? They make business possible, so we all want more of them, right? But clients tend to go with who they know. So, how do you get clients to know and trust you? Chris talks to Ryan Robinson, a Content Marketing Consultant, whose job is to help you gain that trust and those customers.
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The Importance Of A Name With Eli Altman

The first time you meet someone, there are several things you judge them on. When you come into contact with a company or a product, though, their name is, almost universally, the first thing you judge them on, so a name is no small thing. In this episode, Chris talks with Eli Altman, who runs A Hundred Monkeys, the naming company started by his dad. Their mission is to jump through all of the hoops for a company to get them just the right name for their service or product.
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ESSENTIAL READING


Here’s our list of the top books you must read.

Essential Creative Professionals Booklist

The best books on business, design and creativity as curated by Futur founder Chris Do.

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recommended design books

Essential Design Booklist

Here’s our favourite design books for your collection. These books showcase the best in contemporary design. Enjoy.

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