Why UK design needs a quality mark

Everyone has their passions. Two of mine are good design and good designers. Back in the day before computers were the norm – yes, that time did exist – I graduated with a degree in graphic design. It wasn't easy breaking into the freelance game, and for those of you about to set out on that path, I salute you!

The problem is that whether you continue as a freelance designer or go on to run your own business as I did, it is a competitive and, many will tell you, a subjective industry. In what respect is it subjective?

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.