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 Things You Can Do When Someone Steals Your Idea

Theft of ideas happens all the time in the creative industry. When you come up with something fresh…

5 Things Your Brand Must Have Besides A Logo

Lots of people, many designers included, think a “brand” is just a nice looking logo. Wrong. So, so…

How To Best Manage Your Direct Report

Today, we’re going to have a little crash course in creative direction. After you’ve been designing for a…

Designers: Why Writing Your Own Copy Helps

Designers tend to freak out when they hear the word “writing.” That’s not my job, someone else will…

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…

Designers: Where In The World Should You Be Working At

There’s a romantic mythology around certain cities. In fact, all you have to do is mention them, and…

Designers: 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get More Projects

Are you a freelance designer who is struggling to find work, or quality jobs that will allow you…

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…

Developing Good Taste In Design

The famous radio monologue by Ira Glass on the New York City public radio show This American Life…

How To Become A Design Thought Leader

What does it take to become a thought leader in the design community? By thought leader, I mean…

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 Charge Clients Any Amount You Want

Did you know that the current "market prices" for design are totally irrelevant? It’s true, and what’s more…