Roooster Is Shutting Down

Roooster Is Shutting Down

It was a long journey for us here at Roooster.

We started working on the idea of a business platform for creative professionals in early 2015. We believed, and still do, that the time has come to present the world with a new method of doing business: where independent professionals are not just Continue reading →

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So What Is Roooster All About?

So What Is Roooster All About?

We started Roooster out of our own experiences and frustrations: Chasing projects, only to find, once we won the bid, that we have none of our favorite team members available. Continue reading →

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Finding Out What Teamworking Designers Need

We, the Rooosters, want to solve some of the biggest problems facing the creative professionals’ community today.
This is an ambitious goal, but we are taking it one step at a time: Our first version is out, with minimal functionality and great hope for the future.

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Working with remote freelancers

Working with remote freelancers

I can still hear the squeaky sounds of the 4 brand new, state-of-the-art Mac Pros, trying to escape from their polystyrene prison and run free towards what will be their new home soon. It was back in 2007 and my business partner and I just completed 3 weeks of backbreaking work – sanding, painting and refurbishing our first London studio in Soho. Continue reading →

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“Creative”, A Dirty Word

“Creative”, A Dirty Word

Mike Monteiro takes offense to being called “creative”. At least this is what I understand from his pinned-tweet. Is “creative” such an offensive word? How come this adjective-turned-to-noun became such a politically incorrect reference to people who take pride in being craftspersons ? Is this word, as Monteiro claims, really used as a tool by The Man to disenfranchise hard working design trade professionals? Continue reading →

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To Shame A Freelancer

To Shame A Freelancer

It was late at night when I saw this Facebook notification from D. Usually I remove notifications immediately without reading them, reminding myself to set FB notifications off and never follow through with this resolution. But this notification was unusual for two reasons: for one, D doesn’t usually post on Facebook, so this was a rare occasion Continue reading →

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Algo-Design And The Rise Of The Machines

Algo-Design And The Rise Of The Machines

Is design going to be an extinct profession? Algorithms, machine learning and a bunch of other technological advancements bring us ever closer to Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity and the rise of the machines, but we still do not need to give in to an apocalyptic point of view. On the other hand, it is also not helpful to be complacent, or dismissive towards the new automated tools. Here are the news: algo-design is here to stay. Continue reading →

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The Automated Logo Experiment

The Automated Logo Experiment

2016 elections provide a great marketing opportunity for all kinds of ventures. One marketing effort that was quick to take advantage of the run, is Tailor Brands’s PR post . The post is quite creative: as a show of force, they attempted to create logos for campaigns of several leading candidates from both big parties. The results are somewhat less than successful Continue reading →

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