The resources section is a curated list of the tools and resources I recommend, and most of what I already use in my day to day business. I wanted to put this all together in one easy-to-find place for you, I hope it helps!
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Must-Read Graphic Design Books
Designing Brand Identity.
This best-selling guide to branding has been updated to bring it to bang up to date
Branding: In Five and a Half Steps.
The ultimate step-by-step visual guide to creating a successful brand identity
An unprecedented catalog of modern trademarks.
Just My Type.
An entertaining and revealing guide to the history of type.
Show Your Work!
Top advice on building a name for yourself in the creative industries.
Creatives of the Future: How to Market yourself online as a creative. (Highly Recommend)
Creative Journey: Artbook Art book to inspire creativity.
Logo Design Love.
A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities, 2nd Edition
How to do great work without being an asshole.
Funny, useful advice on how to thrive in the creative industries.
How to be a Graphic Designer without Losing Your Soul.
A staple for any new graphic designer.