1. The act of cultivating a living doing the creative work you love. 2. How you build on and manage your work trajectory.
Sure, design firms may dominate big cities. But people with innovative creative ideas and the skills to execute them come from all over. Here’s how firms in Cleveland, Omaha, and Anchorage make their zip codes part of their gig-winning cultures.
By Dan Friedell
Twelve leading designers and creatives come together to point out what they feel is the most pressing issue in the field of design today – and how they would fix it.
By Kiana St. Louis, Matt McCue and Sean Blanda
Why chasing what doesn’t sound cool at first blush is a good way to uncover opportunities.
By Matt McCue
How one visual artist had to fall out of love with his work to find his own style.
By Dave Benton
Complacency and comfort are poison pills for the creative mind.
By The 99U Team
All it took was a hefty dose of perseverance that may or may not have been considered stalking.
By Jacqueline Lara
When you're thinking about starting a company, think about if you actually want to run that company.
Because being first puts you in a strong position to win new business.
It's okay to turn down a job, because there is always someone else who wants to take it.