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How to Design a Killer Invoice that Reflects Your Style

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How to Design a Killer Invoice that Reflects Your Style

There's nothing more exciting than spending a Sunday night sending out invoices. Ok, I can think of at least 50 things that are more exciting, but as any freelancer knows, it's a boring-but-necessary part of life.

My invoices are perfectly adequate. They're clean and easy-to-read, created from a Google Docs template. I changed the information, the color palette, dropped in my logo and voilà - a branded invoice that's easy to use and, more importantly, gets me paid.

After sending an invoice or two tonight, I started to wonder what other designers put forth with their invoices. I quickly learned that I'm due for a refresh.

It's easily overlooked, but an invoice can be an easy-to-use tool without losing your personality and brand. It's the last thing your client sees after the end of your project, and may be the very thing that gets you hired again.

Want to create your own custom invoice? Here's how to get started. Read more>

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Here's 50 Years of Mustang Design DNA in One Infographic

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Here's 50 Years of Mustang Design DNA in One Infographic

To trace the history of lighting design in the new Ford Mustang, I created this infographic for Road & Track. Following a series of popular posts showcasing a behind-the-scenes look at each generation of the Mustang from sketch through production, this infographic presents information pulled from the series in a clean, visually-dynamic way. 

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Now You Can Build (and Destroy) Your Favorite Hot Wheels Cars

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Now You Can Build (and Destroy) Your Favorite Hot Wheels Cars

From the company that brought you the Porsche 911 GT3 RS that kept me sane during a snow storm comes a new line of Team Hot Wheels vehicles, mini-figs and play sets created in partnership with Mattel.

For those who are fans of Team Hot Wheels, this toy line is actually the only one featuring the Team Hot Wheels drivers - brought to life as mini-figs with detailed fire suits and helmets, miniature replicas of Troy Lee's original designs. Read more>

 

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