And bam, episode 13! This week I had the honor of catching up with logo and identity designer David Airey to discuss his career and thoughts on freelancing, pro bono work, and identity design . Download this Episode You can download this episode as a standalone MP3 file: Design Festival Podcast #13: David Airey on Freelancing (MP3, 43:59, 42.2 MB) You can subscribe to the Design Festival Podcast either directly or via iTunes — add the Design Festival Podcast to iTunes . Episode Summary Presenters Simon Pascal Klein ( @klepas ) Guest: David Airey ( @davidairey ) Content Rundown Intro: David and his career Career paths, freelancing, and finding your niche through specialization Finding, approaching, and securing new clients Performing pro bono publico work and its benefits Becoming an author, self-publishing and going through publishers Pre-fetching data to improve responsiveness — inspiration from the Flash days? Doing it all again — things we’d do differently Opening your own studio?