Our top 9 Must Read Book list

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We’ve compiled our favorite books; essential for design-oriented, creative business and superhuman success. In our opinion, these are the most influential and powerful books we know, some of which inspired us to start Crowbar Studios in the first place, and others which have guided our visual process over the years. Yes, they are all over… Read more »

Why rockstar graphic design means good business, and how to get rich during a “bad economy”

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To our friends, associates, and distinguished guests: The past six months have been good to us, very good. We have experienced successes that we never imagined possible, and we’re stoked. We took risks, and things paid off. Right around holidays the economy was getting bad, CNN and Fox News ran around like chickens with their… Read more »

8 ways to work more effectively, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s ultimate work center

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Everybody is┬ácrazy about outsourcing and working remote. Luckily for many freelance graphic designers, you have the luxury of your work already being remote, and you work from home, Starbucks, or wherever. Others work in 9 to 5 design studio environments, or corporate in-house design environments. And many of you reading this aren’t designers, and perhaps… Read more »