The Olympics are a time for countries to show off their clout with superhuman feats, but there’s another display of dominance that happens off the field: branding. And for one country, the 2018 Winter Games have presented an unusually complex challenge. Let the design games begin.
From handling your contracts to managing your entire creative career, agents come in all shapes and sizes. Here's how some of the top working illustrators and agencies navigate the complicated world of art and commerce.
The NBA redesign business is booming and Rodney Richardson, founder of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based RARE Design, has played an outsized role in the frenzy. How did a regular guy from Mississippi leading a seven-person team come to have such an impact on the NBA?
Being a stock photographer should theoretically work like a toll road. Build a highway once, put a gate in front of it, and then collect a toll for every use. But what do you do when the landscape shifts, when other roads are built around, or intersect with, your toll road? Rocked by new platforms and changing norms, stock photographers have had to adapt their businesses in the age of digital, crowdsourcing, and unlimited replication.