Too Many Designers Worked for Free in 2020

A survey of 11,000 designers from around the world reveals how hard it has been to be a freelancer in 2020

Fast Company
Nov 27, 2020 · 4 min read
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By Elizabeth Segran

How have freelance designers survived the pandemic? A new survey of more than 11,000 of them across 147 countries tells a bleak story.

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