The Angry Designer

Are Graphic Design Awards Good or Evil?

Aug. 9, 2022

How often have you looked at award winning design work and wondered "How the heck did that win?"  Love them or hate them, awards are a part of the Graphic Design industry...but should they be?  

Graphic Design Degree - do you need it to succeed?

Aug. 2, 2022

Do you need a graphic design degree to be considered a REAL graphic designer? 

6 Logo Design Principles every Graphic Designer should follow

Jul. 26, 2022

Graphic Designers love logo design projects. Some are great, but oh-so-many are just...visual pollution. And it's not surprising considering all-to-often designers jam in as many possible effects to create a logo version of the Nyan Cat.

Aaron Draplin: Field Note Tips for Graphic Designers

Jul. 19, 2022

Every now and again, an awesome graphic designer comes along and shakes things up in the industry. Aaron @draplin is one of those dudes. Join us as we discuss his top tips for graphic designers.

Networking Tips for Graphic Designers

Jul. 12, 2022

For a Graphic Designer, networking is SO important for building your future - but also strikes fear into the hearts of Graphic Designers.

Don't Kill Your Graphic Design Career - how NOT to end up like Tesla & Blackberry

Jul. 5, 2022

Too many Graphic Designers reach the top of their Career, only to fall HARD when they begin to neglect all the things that made them great to begin with.

Graphic Design Associations: Help or Hype?

Jun. 28, 2022

Graphic design associations - are they helpful, or just full of hype? Do we REALLY need them in the graphic design world?

25 ways to annoy a Graphic Designer

Jun. 21, 2022

Taking a light approach to a heavy topic The Angry Designers countdown 25 ways to annoy a graphic designer.

Should a Graphic Designer learn to code websites?

Jun. 14, 2022

Graphic Designers NEED to be able to expand their skills to keep up with digital elements of the game. For many of us - that now includes websites. But does that mean we need to know how to code websites, or simply just understand the basic principles of coding?

The RISE of AI - A scary future for todays Graphic Designer

Jun. 7, 2022

Can AI artificial intelligence really take the place of a graphic designer?

Michael Bierut's top 10 tips for Graphic Designers

May. 31, 2022

Taking you through 10 of Michael Beirut's best pieces of advice for graphic designers

Our biggest PRICING mistakes - how-to increase your billings for Graphic Design

May. 24, 2022

The Angry Designers discuss some of the biggest pricing mistakes they've made quoting projects - and offer practical advice to increase your billings

Graphic Design Pricing: How to be a Profitable Designer

May. 17, 2022

Money - the thing we all love to have, but HATE to talk about.

SH#T you should NEVER say to a Graphic Designer

May. 10, 2022

Making light of some of the most commonly heard things graphic designers hate to hear, the guys laugh and rant about their most memorable and favourite.

Graphic designers guide to Dynamic Logos

May. 3, 2022

Some brands believe modifying the logo is taboo and would damage the brand. These days, that simply isn't always true.

Psychology of fonts: Why we choose the fonts we do!

Apr. 26, 2022

Have you ever really thought about WHY we use the fonts we do? Why certain font choices and styles can impact our audiences so dramatically, the composition, the mood?

Interview tips for Graphic Designers: PART 2

Apr. 19, 2022

From disastrous Graphic Designer interview experiences, to what agencies are looking for in interviewees, we had SO much to rant about when it comes to this topic, we had to make 2 episodes out of it!

How-to nail a Graphic Design interview: questions & tips to land your next job or client!

Apr. 12, 2022

Graphic designer interview questions, tips, & advice to nail your next job or new client!

Pro tips for Graphic Designers PART 2: The real skills that separate us

Apr. 5, 2022

The skills that separate Junior designers from the Senior - what is your EQ?

Wireframes for Graphic designers: why stop at digital?

Mar. 29, 2022

What comes to mind when you hear the term 'wireframes'? 

Game Changers: Graphic Design Pro tips to make beginners look like a champ!

Mar. 22, 2022

What if just a FEW TIPS could make you look like a PRO & take your graphic design game to a new level?

How Graphic Designers can own a Bad Creative Brief!

Mar. 15, 2022

Join The Angry Designers where they tackle the topic of dealing with bad creative briefs!

The Do's & Duh's of Password Management for Graphic designers

Mar. 8, 2022

Password management SUCKS?‍♂️

Apple - why have you forsaken Graphic Designers?!?

Mar. 1, 2022

Join The Angry Designers where the gents really go to town on the love/hate relationship between graphic designers & Apple