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  • New to the site

    Hi all,

    Just Introducing myself. I’m a designer from the UK who stumbled on your site, and found it hugely addictive.
    I’ve just started out on my own in design, so I figured I’d see how everyone else was getting on.

  • #2
    Welcome to the Forum MW.
    I saw in other posts that you used to work for design firms and have 8 years in the field.
    Going from working for someone to Freelance is a big step.
    Hope it goes well for you!

    PrintDriver is a large format digital print dude. His advice/opinions may not apply to the 4color/offset/web world of printing

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    • #3
      alright mw!

      welcome to the gdf.

      :: i go out on friday night and i come home on saturday morning ::

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      • #4
        Cheers PrintDriver, and alright uncle carbuncle.

        I work in London which fortunately makes it easier to get the freelance work, but I’m working on building a client base.
        It is a big step but one I am enjoying. Beats 18hr days, now I get to do 20hr days.

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        • #5
          Welcome MW!

          You don't happen to be a cockney do you?
          (I've never seen one in London

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          • #6
            welcome to the GDF

            watch out for Benjo he is strange

            'yes here is your logo' - zartan
            'um dont like it can you add a swoosh?' - zartan
            'No I am the designer bitch now pay your bill!' - zartan
            - client leaves -

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            • #7
              Welcome to the GDF MW )

              Boobie Island or Bust!
              I blog, you blog, we all blog!

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              • #8
                halo MW. welcome.

                :'remember. freehand, not illustrator'. someone wise:
                i need wii friends =)
                5289 3036 7758 7104

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                • #9
                  welcome friend, we have a few UKers here, hope you enjoy the fun time we all have

                  - Everyday, all the time, without fail!

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                  Come to Booby Island!
                  Tapp-d
                  "I has puter, I isam dsgna?!"

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                  • #10
                    Welcome to the GDF!

                    Weird? I don't know the meaning of the word.


                    Graphic Design Heroes! Call me Captain Type Caster. I’ve fought off “The Evil Cosmic Sans” for year but it seems “Dr. Extreme Untalent” keeps bringing him back. I must find a way to defeat this evil creature.

                    Capt. Creative bring me those comps…

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                    • #11
                      That's because you are the meaning of the word.

                      And the GDF wouldn't have it any other way. Awww.....


                      Welcome aboard MW!

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                      • #12
                        Welcome MW, fellow Londoner here (not a cockney, I'm West London).

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                        • #13
                          hi, i'm new too

                          'It's all happening!'

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                          • #14
                            Hi all you new people, welcome to the GDF!


                            digitalcamwhore
                            ‘Our great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is privately controlled. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated governments in the civilized world. No government by free opinion, no longer a government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a government by the opinion and duress of small groups of men.’ - Woodrow Wilson

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                            • #15
                              Howdy new members all.


                              "Oooh Benson; you are so mercifully free from the ravages of intelligence."
                              I could give you a dose
                              but it would never come close
                              to the rage built up inside of me
                              fist in the air in the land of hypocrisy

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