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

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,…

Are You Sure You Should 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…

5 Ways to Gather Ideas That Will Impress For Designers

More and more designers are turning to blogging to get their ideas about design out there and be…

5 Superstitions in Design That Clients Believe

People are amazingly self-deceptive. We allow ourselves to believe many things that aren’t true, simply because they make…

6 Key Things Lacking in The Design Community Today

The design community, like any community, has its problems and issues that need to be resolved. It’s going…