Creative Entrepreneur is the heart of ADU where we offer you access to free business tools and structured advice. This area of the website is divided into Business News, Profiles, Getting Started, Managing your Business, and the tools you need to build and carry on your practice across Contracts and Intellectual Property, Going to Market, Finances, and Marketing your Business.
Business News is updated monthly from a wide range of local and international sources, including The Wall Street Journal, Australian Anthill, Flying Solo, The New York Times, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Our Profile section includes interviews with creative businesses, taking a revealing look behind the scenes.
Getting Started and Managing your Business look at the approach you need to take to balancing the business of design. Written by Stefan Kahn, Founder and Creative Director of Compact Desk, this section offers experience and advice on being a creative entrepreneur, backed up by the tools you need for running your business – sample contracts, agreements, legal terms and checklists developed through the Springboard project. These downloadable documents are essential for understanding, building and managing your business.