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A blog about branding, marketing, and design, mostly through the lens of practical psychology, intended to be a resource to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Unless otherwise noted, all articles are written by Nyla Smith, owner of n-Vision Designs. {Subscribe to the RSS feed here: RSS}

Why I dislike the term "freelancer"

Nyla Smith | Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Let me clarify — I dislike the term freelancer only as applied to myself. I harbor no ill will against the actual word, or others who identify as freelancers, I just personally don't like being called a freelancer. Here's why. Read Article »

Designing for print vs. designing for web

Nyla Smith | Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Being a Graphic Designer means I design for both print and web. While there are many obvious similarities—design principles don't change, I use many of the same software programs— there are differences between the two that people may not be aware of. Read Article »

I'm bleeding! No, not really. Except I am...

Nyla Smith | Thursday, June 23, 2011

Bleed. Sounds...not good, right? Well, no need to worry, "bleed" is a term used in the printing/graphic design world; it does not involve actual blood; and if you don't already know what it is, now's your chance to learn! Read Article »


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