The Designer’s Handbook

Move your design career forward with this simple handbook.

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This book doesn’t teach you about craft. Instead, it equips you with the knowledge of what it really takes to have a successful design career. I set out to create this handbook over a year ago. My vision was simple. I wanted to make the book that I wish I had when I graduated college. A simple career guide. Today it launches with a special promo!

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Andy Johnson
Andy Johnson@shapingthepage · Co-founder, @harpoonapp
Really digging this book! Solid, thoughtful content for both new and seasoned designers. The chapters and sections are short and to the point, making this an easy read. I'll no doubt be referring back to this book throughout my career. Congrats Dennis!
Dennis Field
Dennis FieldMaker@dennis_field · Greenline Creative
@shapingthepage Thanks Andy!
Ryan Battles
Ryan Battles@ryanbattles · Co-founder, Harpoon
As usual, Dennis knocks it out of the park with this one. I've always enjoyed his approach to the design business, understanding that techniques and craft can be taught and learned with experience, but the business side of being successful as a designer is often overlooked. Well, no longer is this the case with Dennis' new book on the subject. Highly recommended for any designer looking to get ahead and shed the "Starving artist" stereotype.
Dennis Field
Dennis FieldMaker@dennis_field · Greenline Creative
@ryanbattles Thanks Ryan!
Jane Portman
Jane Portman@uibreakfast · Founder @uibreakfast, @Userlistio
This is a great tome by Dennis Field! He's been teaching designers for years and I'm so glad he finally wrapped his thoughts in a book. Highly recommended!
Dennis Field
Dennis FieldMaker@dennis_field · Greenline Creative
@uibreakfast Thanks Jane!