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MULTIPLE ROADS TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL AS A DESIGNER

By Sofie Jacobs

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Independent designers work in a highly competitive and complex environment. Most studies research the growth of large design companies. However, the majority of independent designers is very small-sized or works as a freelancer. Small-sized independent designers have a higher chance to succeed when working full-time, developing a clear design line, owning a strong personal compass, and having a strong network.

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THE ENTREPRENEURIAL ARTIST: THE SAME, OR DIFFERENT, THAN OTHER NON-ARTIST ENTREPRENEURS?

By Joanna Woronkowicz and Douglas Noonan

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Why do workers earning wages or salaries decide to become self-employed, and are artists like other professionals in this regard?  Artists “go freelance” more than other professionals, especially during the Great Recession.  Freelancing artists resemble other professional “independent contractors,” but differ involving education, urban locations, and families.

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