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please identify the designer/maker of the sofa

Can anyone identify the designer or maker of the brown leather sofa in the upper left photo in this image ? Please not wild guesses - only answer if you know for certain. Thanks!
posted by cmp4Meta on Aug 5, 2014 - 7 answers

How to find a specific, slightly old designer dress?

Found a weird, cool dress I'd maybe like to get married in. No idea how to get my hands on it. It's look 40 from the Donna Karan Resort 2012 collection. I don't know how "designer" things work. Help. [more inside]
posted by anthropomorphic on May 30, 2014 - 9 answers

Why would you hire a web designer/graphic designer?

With the availability of affordable, easy-to-use website builders like Weebly, customizable blog sites like Wordpress/Blogger, and graphic editors like PicMonkey, what are some of the reasons you would hire someone to do the designing or building for you? [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on May 20, 2014 - 17 answers

Where do I find a freelance graphic designer for a quick turnaround?

Hi all, I have a quick ask for a graphic designer. Need to mock up a landing page - does not need to be final design, and with about 24 hour turnaround. Don't want to spend a ton of money - up to $100. Are there any places I can go to ask / designers willing to help out? I would ask designers at my job, but this landing page is for a personal project and they are extremely busy already.
posted by pando11 on Apr 8, 2014 - 6 answers

These projects aren't going to manage themselves

What would you recommend for project management and research-sharing among 15 people? We want to replace Redbooth fka Teambox with something that works and suits our needs better (specifics within). Thanks in advance. [more inside]
posted by andromache on Mar 6, 2014 - 6 answers

What anecdote has a staff adding an intentional mistake to fixate boss?

I can't remember this anecdote for the life of me. But the jist was, a very picky director / designer / CEO's people would plant an intentional piece of ugliness (something off center, something ugly) into a project, or design, or film, to fixate him, so he wouldn't tear apart any other parts of the design. [more inside]
posted by condour75 on Nov 7, 2013 - 14 answers

How much does quality cost?

Since moving cross-country several months ago, I've been gradually furnishing a small studio apartment. I decided that, for once, I'm not going to buy Ikea everything, and maybe try paying a little more for higher-quality quality items. Almost every one of my purchases has backfired. How much more should I be prepared to spend before I see reliable improvement in quality over Ikea and other lowest common denominator options? [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Oct 27, 2013 - 52 answers

Hacks for Graphic Designers

I need some hacks to help me try to decrease the amount of time it takes to complete a graphic design project. [more inside]
posted by oceanview on May 15, 2013 - 20 answers

I'm looking for a fancypants Bag of Holding

I recently received an unexpected amount of money, and after doing grown-up things with it, I want to treat myself with a new purse. [more inside]
posted by Ruki on May 9, 2013 - 34 answers

website on the cheap

I work at a local entertainment company that desperately needs a new website. The owner wants to pay next to nothing for a new site in this vein. Is there any possibility a talented student might be willing to design a site like this for a very limited rate and what's the bare minimum we could expect to charge? Also, how could I find such a designer?
posted by timsneezed on Dec 11, 2012 - 8 answers

Good source for used designer bags?

I'm looking for sites where you've had a good experience buying second-hand (preowned, preloved, &c.) designer bags--purses, clutches, and so forth. I am out of my depth, personally.
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic on Nov 25, 2012 - 5 answers

Is this a classic piece, or just something I dig?

I bought a timber couch to restore. Is it a designer piece, and if so, does anyone recognise the designer? [more inside]
posted by lottie on Nov 25, 2012 - 11 answers

NameThatDesignerFilter

Can anyone tell me who designed this dress Christina Ricci is wearing at the Ell show at NY Fashion Week? This photo has appeared all over the web today but with no mention of the designer and I don't know enough about fashion to know where to start to look it up.
posted by essexjan on Sep 8, 2012 - 10 answers

When you hear designer!name, what iconic product comes to mind?

When you hear designer!name, what iconic product comes to mind? [more inside]
posted by Chorus on Mar 3, 2012 - 24 answers

how to make a royalty agreement

How to make a royalty agreement? [more inside]
posted by MrMerlot on Dec 12, 2011 - 8 answers

Wanting to leave design field, what else can I do?

Career change filter: wanting to leave graphic/web design field, what else can I do? [more inside]
posted by jollyroger on Nov 14, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I work with an interior designer?

Have you worked with an interior designer? [more inside]
posted by zagyzebra on Nov 13, 2011 - 4 answers

What is a staff designer?

What is a "Staff Designer"? How does that vary from a graphic designer? Or a creative director?
posted by ejfox on Nov 8, 2011 - 5 answers

Polo Logo Database

Where can I find a directory of clothing designer logos for clothing, specifically those put on polo-style shirts? Lacoste crocodiles and Ralph Lauren polo players, etc. [more inside]
posted by JeremiahBritt on Sep 7, 2011 - 4 answers

How to find a cheap/free boardgame artist

How do I find an artist or Graphic Designer to do some pieces for a boardgame I am designing for cheap or free. Or am I doomed? [more inside]
posted by Cogentesque on Sep 3, 2011 - 17 answers

Help me find a place to sit.

Can anyone ID this chair? [more inside]
posted by cusack on Aug 25, 2011 - 5 answers

Who designed this dress?

Who designed the dress Shalom Harlow is wearing in this NSFW picture?
posted by Trurl on Aug 23, 2011 - 4 answers

Where can I find sweet but affordable dress shirts for a smaller sized guy?

I don't have my measurements on hand at the moment, but I'm 5'9" and 145 pounds. I'm looking for the more casual and trendy dress shirt versus trad. Most are cut too big and blousy, or just not my size, or not my taste (plaid/paisley = ick). I went to my local mens' store and found Stone Rose shirts and was impressed by the detail and quality, but alas, no smalls. I could order online, but $100 to $150 per shirt is out of my league for now, plus the extra costs as these are supposed to be dry cleaned only. Trolling the racks of TJ Maxx and Goodwill isn't bringing much luck, much less Sears, Macy's and JC Penney in my immediate area. Where can I find some alternatives? Please no Ed Hardy.
posted by Giggilituffin on May 3, 2011 - 11 answers

Need web/marketing recommendations, please. In Tampa.

Web/Marketing Firm? In Tampa Bay Area? Need recommendations, please. [more inside]
posted by NatProp on Apr 8, 2011 - 2 answers

help me find my favorite shirt

who can tell me what brand my favorite tshirt is? [more inside]
posted by sabh on Dec 21, 2010 - 3 answers

Designer clothes at rock bottom prices in NYC and London

Discount designer clothes in London and Manhattan [more inside]
posted by alternateuniverse on Dec 8, 2010 - 9 answers

Is it worth it to hire an interior designer / decorator?

MeFi, please help me make a good decision of money versus sanity/time regarding hiring an interior decorator / designer. [more inside]
posted by k8t on Nov 19, 2010 - 11 answers

Comic infographics

There's a certain kind of comic infographic that consists of a large, detailed drawing with tiny info-boxes about small details. Is there a name for this kind of graphic? Where can I find examples of it? [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Oct 28, 2010 - 5 answers

I Need Help Dealing with Difficult Clients -- Graphic Designer Edition

What advice would you offer a freelance graphic designer who needs help establishing contracts and boundaries, and managing difficult clientele? [more inside]
posted by patronuscharms on Oct 9, 2010 - 12 answers

Help a fashion novice get a handle on her new handbag.

I recently bought a Fendi Classico No. 4 as a self-reward for an accomplishment and because it's just perfect for me. But I don't own a lot of designer items or keep up with all the trends, so I'm a little clueless as to how to treat it! A few specific questions are below, but my general question is - what should I know about owning a really nice handbag like this? [more inside]
posted by katillathehun on Sep 17, 2010 - 7 answers

NOMNOMNOM FONTS NOMNOMNOM

I would like to buy a collection of display fonts, i.e. fonts that designed more for being used in the headline of ads or editorial layouts i.e. they stand out and don't look like the more typical serifs and sans serifs. I'm not looking for a particular style (brush, grunge etc) but rather a collection that has examples from numerous styles. Open Type is preferred, but not necessary. Suggestions? Yes, I know about dafont.com and the like. I'd prefer to buy a collection, thanks.
posted by nomadicink on Sep 16, 2010 - 6 answers

Magazine cover concept help: financial literacy + disability

Magazine cover design meeting in 3 hours and I'm stuck. We're a cross-disability magazine and the next theme is roughly "asset building and financial literacy". Our message: not as scary as it sounds. [more inside]
posted by sambiamb on Sep 16, 2010 - 8 answers

Giving my eyes a rest

Soooo I need glasses. I have wore contacts for the last 5 years and would like to buy some designer frames. I usually get spectacular deals by buying my contacts online rather than on my local shop. How can I recreate the process with eye-glasses? [more inside]
posted by The1andonly on Aug 13, 2010 - 29 answers

Hiring a web designer for my small business

The small business I work for wants a new website. I'm in charge of finding the people to overhaul it. I've never done this before. I don't want to be the Client from Hell, but I also don't want my inexperience to accidentally screw over the company. Help! Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Laura Macbeth on Aug 3, 2010 - 13 answers

Bags, bags, bags

Where in Toronto can I buy a classy leather messenger bag or briefcase, without breaking the bank? I want something more "design" than "Organization Man". Consignment places that sell designer menswear? A discount store in Yorkville? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Jul 30, 2010 - 7 answers

Top Web Designers in San Francisco

What are some of the top independent web design firms in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by cell divide on Feb 4, 2010 - 4 answers

Who designed this dress?

Who designed the gorgeous dress Anne-Sophie Mutter wears on the cover of her box of Mozart sonatas and related DVD?
posted by Joe Beese on Dec 15, 2009 - 2 answers

Getting a Business Card Designed

My blog is starting to do well and I'd like to get to get some business cards to hand out at a trade show in a few months. I've looked into the do-it-yourself approach but I haven't been happy with the templates I've found or the designs I've made myself. Even though I don't really want to spend a lot of money, I'm thinking it might be worthwhile to invest in a professionally designed card. So, can anyone recommend a business card designer and give me some idea of what it might cost? I also want someone who can print the cards and do it right. [more inside]
posted by 14580 on Oct 4, 2009 - 10 answers

My friend would like to design a chair

Apprentice/work experience for London chair designers? [more inside]
posted by urbanwhaleshark on Sep 27, 2009 - 1 answer

Lego, my ego

CareerFilter: How do you become a Lego designer? [more inside]
posted by dlugoczaj on Aug 31, 2009 - 12 answers

I have found the perfect pair of jeans. And now I need your help getting more.

Calling all fashionistas, shopaholics, people with better google-fu than I, etc. -- trying to find exactly the same pair of designer jeans I just bought, only online, in larger quantity, and cheap... also a novelty item... [more inside]
posted by paultopia on Aug 23, 2009 - 11 answers

Useful workspaces now that I have a huge extended desktop?

I scored a huge monitor for free! Tips for video editing/motion graphics workspace layout? [more inside]
posted by jtron on Jul 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Identify my jewelry

I own two pieces of jewelry. I want more jewelry like them, and I don't know who designed either of them. [more inside]
posted by jeather on Jun 22, 2009 - 6 answers

Do Prismacolor pencils ever go bad?

Do Prismacolor pencils ever go bad? [more inside]
posted by aquafortis on Apr 11, 2009 - 7 answers

What designer/brand of shirt has one odd orange coloured button?

What designer/brand of men's dress shirt features one odd colored orange button, at the bottom, on the front? [more inside]
posted by paul003 on Apr 1, 2009 - 6 answers

Gallery of Web Apps?

Is there a gallery like cssmania.com for web applications? Not marketing websites, web application UIs similar to this list from Jakob Nielsen? [more inside]
posted by jacobjacobs on Feb 19, 2009 - 7 answers

Dress me up, dress me down

New York-area dressmaker and/or designer recommendations, please. [more inside]
posted by minervous on Jan 9, 2009 - 2 answers

Soviet Cowboy Fonts?

I'm looking for the website of an Eastern-European, I think, designer & typographer who designed some cool-looking Western (cowboy-style) fonts with a former-Soviet-satellite flair. The site had scans of some of his sketchbooks. Anyone?
posted by ITheCosmos on Jan 5, 2009 - 6 answers

Tighten the loop between the copyeditor and the layout designer

Other than Quark's own CopyDesk, what "story editors" exist out there that dovetail nicely with XPress 7? [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on May 28, 2008 - 2 answers

How much is a fair price for a vintage Fendi bag?

What is a fair price for a vintage Fendi bag? [more inside]
posted by prunes on May 27, 2008 - 8 answers

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