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Use your personality to get ahead in the design industry

The latest issue of Computer Arts magazine (231) is hot off the press – with an in-depth look at how to win more work by playing to the strengths of your personality, and a series of exclusive interviews with senior commissioning creatives at three of the world's biggest brands: Nike, MTV and Google.

Plus: all the latest news, views and top-class design from the world's most inspiring creatives.

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Self-promo to suit you

It isn't just top-class creative that attracts new clients: in the highly competitive design industry, your personality can make all the difference in winning new work. In September's issue of Computer Arts magazine, Anne Wollenberg explores how to use your individual quirks to carve out a creative career.

Get on their radar: Nike, MTV, Google

Elsewhere, deputy editor Julia Sagar goes behind the iconic logos to find out what makes three of the biggest global brands tick. With huge clients increasingly bypassing their lead agencies to work directly with smaller studios, we reveal how to get on the radar of Nike, MTV and Google.

Supergroup London

This month, our designer series documentaries have gone al fresco. Don't miss our exclusive video interviews with Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan (opens in new tab), filmed beside the Thames, in front of the duo’s latest eye-catching collaboration with Southbank Centre.

Also inside Computer Arts issue 231

  • An open letter to the design industry: James Greenfield relates the craziest week of his career following DesignStudio’s Airbnb rebrand
  • Find out what happened when Snask (opens in new tab) took to the skies to create a life-sized festival poster
  • ManvsMachine (opens in new tab)'s Simon Holmedal puts the world’s biggest monitor through its paces in this month's Need To Know
  • Which type of designer are you? Studio Dumbar (opens in new tab)'s Liza Enebeis offers up the results of her anthropological research on the designer species
  • Swiss graphic designer Felix Pfäffli (opens in new tab) discusses his enduring love of posters and why he feels the format can thrive in any medium
  • We go behind the scenes on how 110 designers joined forces to put a font in motion – and much more

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