Tag: Design

01 Dec

Who is your client?

Chris Lane / Art, Business, Design, photography / / 1 Comment

America's Cup Building - Valencia, Spain - David ChipperfieldAmerica’s Cup Building in Valencia, Spain, designed by architect David Chipperfield. image from Wikipedia under GNUFDL.

In all aspects of commercial work, be it graphic design, photography, commissioned fine art, or architecture you have a client. I was listening to an interview on a BBC Radio 3 podcast the other day with architect David Chipperfield and he briefly brought up the question for his own architectural work, “Who is ultimately the client?” This question intrigued me and I wanted to follow up on it further. After all, this question can really be put out to a much broader base than just architecture. Who, indeed is the client for the work you produce?

The Billpayer

Obviously, the one that is actually giving you the money to do your work is ultimately the client, right? They are the true decision maker, because without them,
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12 Nov

Podcast Playlist

Chris Lane / Free!, Training / / 4 Comments

In the vein of continuous learning, I subscribe to a number of podcasts. I thought I would share these with you, so that you can learn along with me! I broke these into categories so that you can discern which you would be most interested in. I only put podcasts that are current in this list. Click the name to go to their website or do a search in iTunes to subscribe.


Audio 2U - Shutters Inc Audio 2U – Shutters Inc – Great source of inspiration and technical and business information for photography. The hosts are great fun to listen to with a very laid back manner.

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03 Nov

New Business Cards!

Chris Lane / Design, New Stuff! / / 0 Comments

Chris Lane Photo Business Cards

I recently ordered these from Overnight Prints. They are the “Value” card, in other words, a digital print. They aren’t the highest quality certainly, but pretty decent for the price. I chose the uncoated cardstock, which is pleasantly thick. I actually cut the corners myself with one of these. It wasn’t too big of a deal to do myself since I only ordered 50 cards this time around.
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