Is traditional freelancing all that it's cracked up to be?

Creatives of all sorts tend towards less rigid lifestyles than most other folks. We don't need a major research grant to know that unlike our straight-laced pocket-protector brethren, art directors and graphic artists are far more likely to be found working at a coffee lounge in the middle of the day.

This might be our version of "working remotely". It could also mean we're between freelance gigs and simultaneously tweaking both our portfolio website, and our caffeine levels.

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