Pawel Kuczynski, who is based in Poland, creates thought-provoking art that will give you another way to view this world.
Great read on responsive design. Should you use it or not, what are the draw backs? Consider budgets and time and what framework is best for you and your clients.
Alex Konahin is a Latvian artist that uses fineliners, dip pens and India ink to create incredibly intricate and ornate illustrations. Most artworks are done on A2/A3 paper.
Interesting info graphic on logo color:
One of the many benefits of being a freelance designer or web developer is that you can work with clients from all over the world. For a qualified, astute, and industrious designer, the Internet can provide enough projects for you to bid every day.
But, this benefit is not without an accompanying downside. It takes time to bid on projects. Lots of time. Often, you can bid on 10-20 projects before acquiring a single job. More than likely, you start the bidding process before some of your other projects are finished to create continuity in your freelance work.
Great article on boarding pass designs. Some great ideas, but in the end you always need to reference how the printer works and the limitations of your design based off of the printer technology.