I’ve made plenty mistakes as a freelance graphic designer. So I have listed the worst by way of advice to any others starting as freelancers.
About Iain Cameron
Iain Cameron is a Copenhagen based graphic designer, web designer and illustrator. Outside of all things design, he follows Aberdeen Football Club, and will argue with anyone who'll listen that Willie Miller was the greatest.
Entries by Iain Cameron
An illustration featuring a cheeky dig at Noel Gallagher.
Back in the Nineties I worked as a freelance blackboard artist in London. I came into contact with all sorts of people, and the occasional celeb. As no one cares about blackboards, I’ll write about my celeb spotting.
Content on a website is an integrated, and incredibly important element of a brand. The website is the shop window, it is here where first impressions are made. As we all know, we make our evaluation on a person or business very quickly. Messing up that initial impression, is really not worth it.
As much as I love digital design, my Macs and creative software, it’s great now and again to go back to basics and create some hand-made design. I received an invite from The Storehouse restaurant, part of Adina Apartment Hotel, Amerika Plads, Nordhavn, Copenhagen to paint their blackboards. When I made my living doing this […]
There are a number of web platforms set up to match freelance graphic designers to customers looking for logos or other design requirements, using a bidding system. Some of them may well work for all concerned. My experience using some of them when I first started as a freelance designer was not good. I experienced […]
An illustrated article on the importance of learning Danish if you move to Denmark.
Choosing a name for your business is an important, fun, and sometimes very difficult task when setting up a business. Iain Cameron Design and Illustration couldn’t be more practical or dull. But my company very nearly had a whole different name, with some other very interesting connotations, that involve sex and animals. I’ll get to […]
As a web designer the issue of web hosting is a regular concern. When I began ten years ago I started with a quite small Danish company call B-One. I chose them as, they advertised to me, they were cheap and I had nothing to measure them against, so I took a punt. A few […]
A Copenhagen based, freelance graphic designer, web designer and illustrator. Originally from Scotland with more than two decades experience in design and marketing.