The problem of being limited in our creativity as designers by clients is something that has come up in some of my other classes. I think that this "deal" that the chapter in this book talks about is a good way to solve that problem. It makes sense to me that big name companies have to abide by certain rules when it comes to it's advertising so that it can sell the most product to the most people, but what I like about less or even non-profit charity work is that, because the organization commissioning the design can't afford to pay the designer much, they let the designer have more creative freedom than he or she normally would have with a bigger company. I feel like this is a very good trade off because not only is a designer helping a company which can't afford a lot of advertising, but they are also free to produce great works of design without very many boundaries. In the reading, I was particularly impressed with the store of the designer at the end. It inspired me because he basically sacrificed money that he could have made with big name clients and instead, followed his vision and create great works of design that he was happy with.
Charity Design Response
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