Get a year's worth of inspiration & ideas from the leading business and creativity magazine for graphic designers.
All the creative inspiration you need:
• See more than 500 of the year's award-winning print & interactive design projects
• Hands-on creativity guide: brainstorming exercises, tips for creating personal projects & more
• Budget-saving paper & printing ideas • Inside scoop on inspiring projects from top designers
Top advice for your business & career:
• Inexpensive & effective self-promotion tactics
• Essential skills & strategies to build your design career
• Designer's guide to making business fun
• Tools to help you be more successful
January/February: Special Typography Section HOW's February issue include special features all about typography, including 18 Cures For the Common Font and New Fonts Your Clients Will Love (and You Will Too). Also, check out 97 award-winning designs from America's leading companies in the In-House Design Annual.
March/April: International Design Annual HOW's April Issue is packed full of inspiration, as it debuts the winners from our biggest competition—the 2009 International Design Annual—featuring 297 award-winning print and interactive designs. This year's Best of Show is unlike anything we've ever seen before!
May/June: Special Creativity Issue HOW's annual Creativity Issue dives deep into the issue that both challenges and enthralls designers, with tips, inspiration and eye candy to fuel your best ideas.
July/August: Special Creative Talent Issue HOW's first-ever Creative Talent Issue spotlights the rising stars in design, illustration and photography. Get to know these innovative people, and get inspired to fuel your own creative career with continuing-education programs tailor-made for working professionals.
September/October: Self-Promotion Issue More than ever, designers need to promote themselves. The good news: You don't have to spend much money to build your business. Get inspired by 100+ winners in HOW's Promotion Design Awards, then get real-world advice about finding new clients and winning new business.
November/December: Business Annual HOW's Business Annual introduces you to design firms with successful business practices, so you can learn how other creative pros run their studios. Consider this a bible for starting and growing a healthy design firm.