The ultimate guide to being a freelance designer

Whether you're a salaried designer who's thinking of striking out on their own or a seasoned freelancer with dozens of clients, there are always handy tips to learn from your fellow freelancers. In these articles, we cover the whole gamut of freelance life, from starting out, winning work and handling your money to developing client relationships and juggling your work-life balance. Enjoy...

Taking the plunge

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.