Dear Client,

This page is for you. In order to make your branding or digital project unfold in a breeze, I put together this collection of online articles. They will shed some light on the design process, help you  communicate with your designer and get you in touch with other relevant resources for your endeavor. Happy reading!

If you would like to suggest an addition to this page, please email me.

Junior vs. Senior Designer

There’s more than just a difference in $$ when it comes to choosing between a junior and a senior designer. And that difference is not always obvious for a client who only sees beautiful portfolios right left and center. Luckily Julie Zhuo put the topic into a humorous and very much to-the-point visual summary. Enjoy!

Find the right (web) designer

Finding the right designer for your project can be a time-consuming and sometimes frustrating tasks. There are so many online portfolios and options out there, it’s overwhelming. Folyo has written a pretty good post on what topics are important when looking for a (web) designer, with a quick and handy checklist for each one.

Why to say ‘no’ to crowdsourcing and spec work

It’s been a long, ongoing debate: well-trained designers passionately argue against crowdsourcing and spec work while businesses, especially start-ups, often turn to platforms like 99 designs in order to save some bucks on design work. If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys” by Doug Bartow very well explains why you should think twice before sitting down to write your call for entries.