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Selected news about graphic design, photography, film studies and media & interaction design for CV students at ECAL (Lausanne, Switzerland)
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How to Charge For Your Graphic Design Work (& Get What You Deserve)

How to Charge For Your Graphic Design Work (& Get What You Deserve) | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Over the years, we’ve had so many designers come to us and ask, “What should I charge?” Back in 2007, Bill shared A Designer’s Guide to Pricing, one of our most popular posts to date, which shares many of his thoughts on this subject.

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Syria: Graphic designers, the Army of Islam wants you

Syria: Graphic designers, the Army of Islam wants you | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

A major Islamist armed group fighting the Syrian government has posted a job ad online for graphic designers, photographers and other media specialists.

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7 Of The Biggest Lies In Graphic Design

7 Of The Biggest Lies In Graphic Design | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

Even if you don’t know much about graphic design, you can probably throw out a few cocktail-party-worthy truisms: “Comic Sans is just the worst typeface ever.” That statement is irrefutable, right? As unassailable as grass being green, Shakespeare was a genius, and Tina Fey is way funnier than Seth MacFarlane. If you want to come off as a typography dilettante, you might make some seemingly inoffensive remark like, “Well, you can’t go wrong with Helvetica.” And if Craig Ward overheard you, he’d most likely shudder and take a subtle step toward the door. It’s hackneyed statements like these that he tries to dismantle in his pocket-size Popular Lies About Graphic Design.

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Kinfolk - Jobs

We're hiring for two really key positions with our Portland-based team: Art Director (working on magazine) and a Creative Director (working on exciting non-editorial projects for next year) ... Apply at www.kinfolk.com/jobs
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Do You Need a Photography Degree to Be a Successful Photographer

Do You Need a Photography Degree to Be a Successful Photographer | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it
As the recipient of a great education (thanks in no small part to my parents), I’m always fascinated by discussions of how college influence what we do and achieve later in life. As a music major, I could have never fathomed that I would one day become an entrepreneur, and when I think back to college, it had very little to do with the acquisition of technical knowledge, and more about being exposed to a wide range of subjects, people, and social situations.
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