How to Create a Traditional Graphic Design Portfolio (With an Actual Case) - A very comprehensive article about putting together a graphic design portfolio offline.
Tips on Managing Your Online Graphic Design Portfolio - Something every graphic designer needs is their own portfolio to showcase their talent, and work they have done in the past. This is a vital item in the success of you as a designer.
120 Innovative Self Promotional Ideas for Graphic Designers & Freelancers - The biggest list of marketing ideas for designers ever.
All Freelance Work
Free graphic designers portfolios for creatives and non creatives.
Art Portal and Portfolios
One of the most fully featured free portfolios services currently available to artists on the net.
Creative portfolios for graphic designers and web designers, creative collaborations and community.
Big Black Bag
The quick & easy way to create, maintain & control your own online portfolio website with no coding. You get a complete online portfolio website with features designed for Creative Professionals & you will never have to pay or wait for an online portfolio update again.
Blue Sky Portfolios
Blue Sky Portfolios services include the designing, writing and hosting of online portfolios for artists, designers, software engineers, writers and consultants across a wide range of industries.
The fast, easy way to get your creative projects online and in front of the right people.
Free Online Creative Design Portfolios.
CREATIVEurope is dedicated to bringing to you the best creative portfolios from across the European Union. There are many european creatives who specialize in different fields of the digital design industry, and this is the spot where we gather links to their portfolios for recognition and inspiration.
Browse through their portfolios by selecting a country from the list on the left.
Creative Shake, formerly portfolios.com, was established in 1995 as the first comprehensive online resource showcasing creative talent. For over 10 years, art directors, creative directors, marketing managers, publishers and other businesses have come to rely on Creative Shake as a leading resource for high-quality artists of every profile to staff creative projects.
Graphic Design Community
A community of graphic designers including their portfolios.
Online portfolios of freelance graphic design talent
Portsort Database of Illustration Portfolios
Illustration portfolios of professional illustrators for ad agency-art buyers, art directors, creative directors, and freelance designers.
Salzman International represents some of the finest, nationally renowned award-winning illustrators in America.
A design community that includes graphic desigers and web designers portfolios.
Graphic Artist Guild
portfolios of select graphic artists in the Graphic Artist Guild.
Espectro makes it easy to promote and advertise your graphic design portfolio on the Internet.
Show your graphic design portfolio 24 hours a day. Interview with someone 7000 miles away. Get a job while you are sleeping!
Absolute Arts Portfolios
World Wide Arts Resources and absolutearts.com offer three levels of online portfolios for all artists to actively promote their work.
Folio Link Portfolios
Online Graphic Designers' Portfolio & Artist web site Creation Service, Web Gallery, Art web site, Photography web site, Web Portfolio, Sell your Art, Show your Art
Creative Hotlist Portfolios
Promote Yourself with an Online Portfolio & PDF for just $35 for six months.
Art Industri aims to build the largest directory of quality artists and graphic designers available on the net including amateurs, professionals, modern day icons or the masters of years gone by. Search the directory by style, media, location or other criteria.
Premier online art galleries for artists and art lovers, featuring exhibitions and member artist pages. Come inside and explore the multi-faceted talents of the world's artists.
This global arts and graphic designers resource provides you with access to artist portfolios, museums, galleries, high quality art by living artists, discussion forums and much more. Add your site to our searchable link directory. Contact the artists directly through our easy to use form.
The complete online portfolio service for fine artists and graphic designers.
Provides artists and graphic designers' portfolios, promotion and resources for the business of art.
Indexed Visuals Portfolios
Indexed Visuals... is a one-of-a-kind directory of stock images and graphic designers' portfolios from extraordinary artists world-wide.
Best Graphic Design Career and Business Books - Ultimate List of Books for Freelancers & New Designers - I decided to compile a list of the best graphic design career and business books collected from reading people's favorites listed on forum posts and blogs. I came up with the following graphic design career and business books.
Become a Graphic Designer - Design Careers & Design Education Advice from Professional Designer - Elle Phillips wrote this article full of advice to individuals who are looking to become a Graphic Designer. This article is an informative article to help many other people who also wish to become a Graphic Designer.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
All Graphic Design Resources is a Directory Full of Tools for Graphic DesignersAll Graphic Design Portal is a Graphic Design education directory with resources & articles for Graphic Designers & Web Designers including a Design forum, blog, graphics software tips, graphic design jobs, advice for new designers about design schools and education as well as tips for freelance graphic design business owners, and much more.