Typography is one of the most important and gratifying components of graphic design. Regardless of how experienced a designer you've become, it’s always helpful to recharge your mind about the principles of typography. Try to learn specific things like the origin of a particular font or the structure of a typeface since stuff like this can enrich the meaning of your design. It’s quite impressive, especially to your potential clients, when you actually know your craft. Also, a
So you want to be a freelance designer? Let’s be honest: designing isn’t the most difficult part of a designer’s job. Anyone can be good at it if they put in the time. What really prevents most freelancers from earning a decent living from their craft in how they handle the non-design aspects of it. A lot of what you need to survive will not be learned in a design school.