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HOW December 2008 Issue
- By HOW Magazine Editors
HOW's annual business issue (HOW's December 2008 Issue) is devoted to making your endeavor stronger than ever. This issue is packed with advice and real life stories of success. Plus, see how your paycheck stacks up in HOW's Design Salary Report.
• HOW's Design Sally Snapshot
• Lovin' the Freelance Life
• How to Build a Better Brand
• Exiting Gracefully
Bird's Eye View
Joel Templin and Katie Jain run their hot startup agency, Hatch Design, as an incubator for their own brands. Get the inside scoop on how to develop successful new products.
Case Studies: They Mean Green
Three design agencies have built better business models on sustainable practices. Get inspired to create a green firm that your clients—and the planet—will love.
The Philly duo behind Print Liberation have parlayed their connections into a kick-ass portfolio. Learn how to succeed in business—without really trying.
Look Out, World
If you dream of running a design business, meet the partners from LOGOSBRANDS. Three designers purchased an existing firm, donned their business hats and took the company global. They share what they've discovered about balancing design and management.
Just Another Day at the Office
Tony Secolo and Kelly Coller run a cool retail store, support their local design community and win awards for their client work. Step into their shop, OFFICE PDX, and learn from their success.
Plus: 16 must-have accessories for your office, specially recommended by OFFICE PDX.
Don't gamble on gimmicks during your job hunt. Instead, use these strategies to stand out—smartly.
We were so intrigued by startup design studio Hatch that we peeked inside their San Francisco workspace, too.
Learning by Design
Instructional designers help students of all ages learn new subjects and tasks. See what this growing design niche is all about.
Become a Culture Creator
Veteran designer matt Mattus helps you go beyond watching trends to creating them.