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Design Is a Job

Design Is a Job Description:

Co founder of Mule Design and raconteur Mike Monteiro wants to help you do your job better From contracts to selling design from working with clients to working with each other this brief book is packed with knowledge you can t afford not to know

Rating: 3.70 out of 5

You're My Favorite Client

You're My Favorite Client Description:

Whether you re a designer or not you make design decisions every day br br Successful design projects require equal participation from both the client and the designer Yet the design process remains a mystery to the very people who buy it Design is not sausage You ll enjoy it even more the better you understand how it s made Once again Mike Monteiro demystifies the design process and helps you prepare for your role Well informed clients make for smoother projects that are run more effectively and ultimately cost less Ensure you re asking the right questions getting the right answers and working with the right people and you ll have the confidence to hire people who will challenge you to make your product the best it can be

Rating: 3.25 out of 5

Design Ethics

Design Ethics Description:

Lawyers doctors architects journalists All these professions have a code of ethics Basically anything that s recognized as a profession has a code of ethics Even if it s unwritten We all agree it would be unethical for a baker to sell you stale bread It would be unethical for your mechanic to cut your brake lines so you d have to come back for another visit All professions have ethics Designers do as well They re in this book

Rating: 3.43 out of 5

Pricing Design

Pricing Design Description:

Pricing projects can feel tricky but it doesn t have to be Dan Mall explains how to earn more by understanding what goes into a price and why hourly rates don t work and what your clients really want and are willing to pay for Learn the right questions to ask and when and ways to turn client requirements into numbers with a real world example from Dan s agency Whether you re running a shop or going solo this is a book you can t afford to miss

Rating: 3.71 out of 5