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Four Common Challenges for Freelancers and How to Overcome Them

If you're a freelancer, you might have noticed a recent rise in popularity. We surveyed nearly 600 AIGA members as part of our annual Creative Team of the Future project, and more than half told us they expect in-house creative departments and agencies to rely more on freelance talent in the next few years.

Emotional Font Mapping: Fonts for Every Feeling

Inspired by a friend who recently had her aura read (it was some shade of blue), I wondered what font one's aura – or mood (I'm not sure I've got the time or cosmic energy to define "aura" in the context of typeface) – would be. But being the multi-faceted humans we are, our moods shift about as frequently as I imagine an aura reader's aura-reading explanations do. In other words, quite often.

Hot Job of the Future: Creative Technologist

As part of the Creative Team of the Future project, we asked AIGA members in the United States to predict new job titles that may emerge in the coming years. It's no surprise that most of the roles they shared directly relate to technology. But what exactly do all these tech-savvy professionals do? In this post, we're going to home in on one hard-to-fill role: the creative technologist.

Freelance Tip: Put 'Slow Time' to Work for You

True story: I agreed several months ago to write this blog post. And then I got busy, unexpectedly so, and the article slid to the back burner. Now, with a quieter workload, I'm able to get the project done.