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Hola San Francisco, this fortnights going to be a fun one! Design is pumping with studio talks at Uber, Airbnb and Mule Studio! There’s a cool job going at Campaign Monitor for a copywriter aaaannnnddd there’s a fresh new article from AIGA Atlanta about charging the right fees for freelance. Check it out!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

On the Grid San Francisco

On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.

Visit onthegrid.city/san-francisco

Brand New

Brand New is a division of UnderConsideration. Its sole purpose is to chronicle and provide opinions on corporate and brand identity work. We cover redesigns and new designs of well-known products, companies, and organizations. Brand New is edited and 99% written by Armin Vit.

Visit underconsideration.com

Burning Questions

A free online weekly video series for creatives of all creeds who’ve lost their spark and are searching for soulfire.

Visit youtube.com/JamesVictore

Friends of Type

Friends of Type features original typographic design and lettering – fresh visual content – practically every day, by the four primary contributors. Posts are meant to log ideas, express ourselves, and inspire each other and our readers. The last week of every month we feature a guest designer, someone we admire and think will elevate our work and the site through their contribution.

Visit friendsoftype.com

AIGA San Francisco

The San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, represents over 1,600 designers in graphics, interaction, experience, motion, and affiliated fields in the Greater Bay Area.

Visit aigasf.org

Designer Fund

We believe the world needs better designed products and services. Successful designers invest through our fund in the next generation of design leaders. We back mission-driven teams who solve problems in markets that traditionally lack design innovation like education, health, and energy.

Visit designerfund.com

Sagmeister & Walsh

Sagmeister & Walsh is a NYC based full service design firm that creates identities, commercials, websites, apps, films, books and objects for clients, audiences and ourselves.

Visit sagmeisterwalsh.com

Incredible Movie Posters

These two movie posters artists James Jean created for Darren Aronofsky’s film Mother and Guillermo Del Toro’s film The Shape of Water are just incredible. James Jean‘s a Taiwanese American visual artist, known for both his commercial and fine art work. What I particularly like about these…
Visit formfiftyfive.com

When is a Designer Not A Designer? When He’s a Conceptual Fine Art Printmaker Too

Once the first decade of professional life has passed by, it’s easy to feel that a chosen (or perhaps stumbled……
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

TSH.

TSH is a career resource for student designers and young creatives looking for insider insight, honest answers and solid solutions to go pro.

Visit learntsh.com/articles

Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. Today we are oddly inspired by the worldwide phenomenon that is PokmonGo. What started as a throwback to 90s nostalgia has grown into a terrifying addiction overnight. But whether youve dodged the cra…
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

What Can You Learn from Drawing with Only a Single Line?

Italian illustrator Jonathan Calugihas an unusual approach to commissioned work. He draws two points on a page and makes themconnect in any way possible,sometimes scribbling nonsense, sometimes drawing something representative, and sometimesa bit of both. His jazzy, childlike doodles are reminiscent…
Visit eyeondesign.aiga.org

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