Addison Duvall

Addison is the author of Food Identities, a blog that explores the crossroads of food, design, and culture. She's written some things, designed other things, and eaten a whole lot of food.

Latest posts

5 Ways “Professionalism Overload” Can Kill Your Design Career

Being a professional is something that most designers dream of accomplishing. After all, it’s the happy medium between…

How to Get Buzy People to Answer You

In business, there is a right way and a wrong way to do just about everything. This certainly…

5 Ways to Monetize Your Old Designs

After a couple of years as a freelance designer, you’re going to build up quite a collection of…

Building and Hiring an Awesome Team

At some point in your design career, you’ll likely be placed in charge of other people. These might…

Why Alienating Potential Clients Can Be A Good Thing

Does your client roster read like the advertising section of a newspaper? Do plumbers, veterinarians, landscapers, dentists –…

How Telling Stories Can Nail You More Clients

Everyone is a storyteller. Stories are how we explore our surroundings and communicate with others, whether it’s to persuade them,…

You Sure You Want to Be a Freelance Designer?

Are you getting sick of the daily grind of commercial creativity – having to be creative on command…

What You Discover After Finishing Design School

I went to design school, and if you did as well, you may be wondering if you made…

How to Turn Criticism Into Inspiration

As creatives, criticism is part and parcel of our careers. Yet, because of our artistic sensitivity, we can…