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Balancing your books should be simple.

While it may not be the most glamorous task, it's the most important thing you can do to know where your business’s finances stand. But with so many other things to tackle each day, maintaining your books falls behind.

You can take charge of all your accounts.

Why hire an accountant to help you with your books? Sure, it’ll take one item off your to-do list, but you won't fully understand what the numbers mean.

Understanding Bookkeeping makes all the difference.

With the right bookkeeping process, monitoring every dollar that goes in and out of your business becomes second-nature. You can feel confident knowing exactly how your business is performing month over month.

Bookkeeping Kit

Keep track of every transaction.

Stay on task.

Learn how to schedule your transactions so you can focus on what’s important: landing clients and growing your business.

Understand your accountant.

Speak the same language as your accountant. Finally know what the numbers in your books mean to know the status of your business’s financial health.

Sit back and relax.

A solid bookkeeping process makes your year-end tax duties a total breeze. By being proactive, you'll save yourself time and money down the road.

Inside This Course
What’s Included

For visual learners to follow along.

Even if you’re a total beginner or not good with numbers, these sample documents will help you visually connect the information from this course with your own books.

Learn to input items quickly and easily.

Get step-by-step instructions to use Quickbooks for your finances. Save time and make business entries in a snap. We’ll show you how easy it is to take control of your books.

Speak the language of bookkeeping.

The glossary of financial terms is there to help you understand more about your business' financial status, as well as what the numbers really mean.

Inside This Course
What You Will Learn

For visual learners to follow along.

Even if you’re a total beginner or not good with numbers, these sample documents will help you visually connect the information from this course with your own books.

Learn to input items quickly and easily.

Get step-by-step instructions to use Quickbooks for your finances. Save time and make business entries in a snap. We’ll show you how easy it is to take control of your books.

Speak the language of bookkeeping.

The glossary of financial terms is there to help you understand more about your business' financial status, as well as what the numbers really mean.

Get an inside look at Bookkeeping Kit

Want to see the full curriculum?
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
From the instructor:

I remember watching my dad work late in the evening every night. His eyes so intense at the dining room table under that little lamp we had. Every night, it was the same scene over and over again. What could he be working on?

The day he showed me was the end of my wondering. At that moment, I fell in love with numbers and what they could do.

Over the past 30 years, I've learned so much about bookkeeping—so much more than a school book could teach. I've learned that once you really get into it, it’s definitely not as scary as it seems. Even if you're not good with numbers, it can be easy. There are so many books, courses, and websites that explain bookkeeping in detail. All those details have a downside, though, because if you're not careful, you'll get overwhelmed.

There are plenty of preconceived notions about bookkeepers and what they do. I can tell you we don't have little pocket protectors or wear little rimmed glasses. What we do have in common is love for what we do.

And I’d love the opportunity to share this love of numbers with you so you can understand your books.

Whether you have your own business or are just keeping track of your personal finances, bookkeeping already exists in your life. So, why not get to know it a bit more? Why wouldn't you want to know what your own numbers tell you? And why pay a bookkeeper to do something as simple as inputting your deposits in a software?

When I started working in this industry, I never imagined how many people I would run into that didn't understand what I did for a living. They would always cringe when I mentioned I worked with numbers all day long.

"Why would you do that?" "Do you really like that?" "Oh no, I hate numbers.”

Once I defined bookkeeping in a way that would click, they'd always end up asking questions regarding their own finances. I’ve always tried to make it as easy as possible to understand and explain all aspects in detail.

Does bookkeeping really have to be hard? I say it doesn't! And with this toolkit, I’m going to show you how easy it is.

Read More

Monica Martin

Monica Martin is the Director of Finance and Human Resources here at The Futur.

Who this is for

When you understand bookkeeping, you’ll understand how your business is performing.

It’s a rewarding feeling to know how all the moving pieces of your business work together. If you want to feel confident in your business's financial future, this toolkit was made for you:

  • Freelancers
  • Solopreneurs
  • Business owners
  • Startups
  • Studio owners

Bookkeeping Kit

Learn how to manage and organize your business’s finances.

What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links
What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links

Bookkeeping Kit

Learn how to manage and organize your business’s finances.

What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links

Typography 01
01

Learn the fundamentals of typography to create visually stunning, impactful work. Start to see type differently when you practice and apply typographic principles, and finally understand why and how layouts look good.

Difficulty Level
Beginner to intermediate
Prerequisite
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or
InDesign recommended
Learning Roadmap
Understand the fundamentals of graphic design and typography to progress your design education.
Best Seller
5,187
Students enrolled
Highly Rated
Featured Student Work
02

Take a look at some of the incredible progress our students have made. We’ll let their before and after’s do the talking here.

Reviews
03

As a self-taught designer typography 01 course improved my approach towards design dramatically. It is way differentiated me from my peers at work even though they were more experienced. The way Chris critiques taught me how to explain my design and point out when its not working/something is missing. Typography 01 course on my CV also landed me a lot of interviews. (which I really thought were not even in my league back then).

Ayesha Haroon
Designer

Typography 01 was my very first online course after being in the field for over 20 years. I learned more about myself and my skills in the Typography 01 course than I had in those 20 years. I rediscovered passions for type that I had let slip and the input from all the instructors was amazingly valuable. I'm super grateful for the whole experience as it has already helped me in my work setting, results were basically next project after taking the course. Thank You to all the folks that make Futur happen.

Jason Jacobson
Designer

The Typography course is an impactful journey that takes you through the process of learning how good typography came to be and how it can be implemented throughout any composition. Coming out of this course, anyone will have a strong set of eyes and skill in delivering substantial typography choices in design projects. The Future team has done an excellent job capturing the history, practicality, and opportunity typography provides when it is approached in a creative but methodical way; so much appreciation for this course!

Riley Jones
Designer

Without any traditional design education, I always used to struggle with understanding the fundamental design principles. One of the most valuable parts of the course was seeing the way Chris critiques design work. That helped me improve my design thinking and process as well, and it made me understand what clients are looking for in design work. I would highly recommend the Typography 01 Course to anyone struggling with deeply understanding what good design is built upon.

Alex Cracan
Designer
How this works
04

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Stretch and flex your design muscles

Practice what you’ve learned in the video lectures to push your skills further. Do the homework as many times as you need to fully grasp the material.

Watch Chris work

See how Chris makes improvements to previous students’ work using typographic principles. Then, take notes of how you can apply these same techniques to your own work.

Watch your skills develop

See your designs take on a whole new shape and meaning as you move through the course. Start to feel comfortable and confident with typography.

Get access to the community

Your enrollment includes access to our private Slack channel and an invitation to Circle. Connect and keep learning with your instructor, Chris Do, and Typography students around the world.

How it works
04

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Watch Chris work

See how Chris makes improvements to previous students’ work using typographic principles. Then, take notes of how you can apply these same techniques to your own work.

Watch your skills develop

See your designs take on a whole new shape and meaning as you move through the course. Start to feel comfortable and confident with typography.

Get access to the community

Your enrollment includes access to our private Slack channel and an invitation to Circle. Connect and keep learning with your instructor, Chris Do, and Typography students around the world.

Who is this for?
05

This course is for any designer looking to understand type to improve their layout and design skills.

I learned more about typography in this course than during my BA in graphic design. This gives me confidence that I can make effective layouts and better design of any kind. I also felt I was part of a community, who learned together. Once a week for seven weeks, Chris critiqued our submitted layouts and this motivated us to put knowledge into practice and submit our work. This course is the best investment I've made in myself in becoming a better graphic designer. And I've invested in a lot of courses and books.

Bertram Christoffersen
Graphic Designer
Meet your instructor
06
Chris Do
Design Director, CEO of The Futur

Chris Do is an Emmy award-winning designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur—an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how to make a living doing what they love.

He currently serves as the chairman of the board for the SPJA, and as an advisor to Saleshood. He has also served as: advisory board member for AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.

Follow Chris
InstagramTwitterFacebook
Syllabus
07

Get ready to expand your knowledge and understanding of design. Take a look at what you’ll learn in each module, plus a few bonuses along the way.

Course
Curriculum

Move through the modules at your own pace, on your own time. You’ll have lifetime access to the course, so jump back in whenever you need a refresher.
Grids
Typographic Details
Homework Assignment
Layout Critique
Bonus Critiques: April-May 2020
Bonus Content: Website Design Review
Bonus Content: Website Design Review
Join the Conversation
Enroll Now
08

Typography 01

Our most popular course will show you the tools, techniques, and principles to use type like a master.

  • 6+ Hours of video content: grid systems,  contrast, balance, type choices, hierarchy
  • Self-study assignments
  • Watch Chris work
  • Design critique videos
  • Bonus Videos
  • Lifetime updates
$299
Enroll now
Or 3 monthly payments of $99. Click here to set up your payment plan.

Balancing your books should be simple.

While it may not be the most glamorous task, it's the most important thing you can do to know where your business’s finances stand. But with so many other things to tackle each day, maintaining your books falls behind.

You can take charge of all your accounts.

Why hire an accountant to help you with your books? Sure, it’ll take one item off your to-do list, but you won't fully understand what the numbers mean.

Understanding Bookkeeping makes all the difference.

With the right bookkeeping process, monitoring every dollar that goes in and out of your business becomes second-nature. You can feel confident knowing exactly how your business is performing month over month.

Bookkeeping Kit

Keep track of every transaction.

Stay on task.

Learn how to schedule your transactions so you can focus on what’s important: landing clients and growing your business.

Understand your accountant.

Speak the same language as your accountant. Finally know what the numbers in your books mean to know the status of your business’s financial health.

Sit back and relax.

A solid bookkeeping process makes your year-end tax duties a total breeze. By being proactive, you'll save yourself time and money down the road.

Inside This Course
What’s Included

For visual learners to follow along.

Even if you’re a total beginner or not good with numbers, these sample documents will help you visually connect the information from this course with your own books.

Learn to input items quickly and easily.

Get step-by-step instructions to use Quickbooks for your finances. Save time and make business entries in a snap. We’ll show you how easy it is to take control of your books.

Speak the language of bookkeeping.

The glossary of financial terms is there to help you understand more about your business' financial status, as well as what the numbers really mean.

Inside This Course
What You Will Learn

For visual learners to follow along.

Even if you’re a total beginner or not good with numbers, these sample documents will help you visually connect the information from this course with your own books.

Learn to input items quickly and easily.

Get step-by-step instructions to use Quickbooks for your finances. Save time and make business entries in a snap. We’ll show you how easy it is to take control of your books.

Speak the language of bookkeeping.

The glossary of financial terms is there to help you understand more about your business' financial status, as well as what the numbers really mean.

Get an inside look at Bookkeeping Kit

Want to see the full curriculum?
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
From the instructor:

I remember watching my dad work late in the evening every night. His eyes so intense at the dining room table under that little lamp we had. Every night, it was the same scene over and over again. What could he be working on?

The day he showed me was the end of my wondering. At that moment, I fell in love with numbers and what they could do.

Over the past 30 years, I've learned so much about bookkeeping—so much more than a school book could teach. I've learned that once you really get into it, it’s definitely not as scary as it seems. Even if you're not good with numbers, it can be easy. There are so many books, courses, and websites that explain bookkeeping in detail. All those details have a downside, though, because if you're not careful, you'll get overwhelmed.

There are plenty of preconceived notions about bookkeepers and what they do. I can tell you we don't have little pocket protectors or wear little rimmed glasses. What we do have in common is love for what we do.

And I’d love the opportunity to share this love of numbers with you so you can understand your books.

Whether you have your own business or are just keeping track of your personal finances, bookkeeping already exists in your life. So, why not get to know it a bit more? Why wouldn't you want to know what your own numbers tell you? And why pay a bookkeeper to do something as simple as inputting your deposits in a software?

When I started working in this industry, I never imagined how many people I would run into that didn't understand what I did for a living. They would always cringe when I mentioned I worked with numbers all day long.

"Why would you do that?" "Do you really like that?" "Oh no, I hate numbers.”

Once I defined bookkeeping in a way that would click, they'd always end up asking questions regarding their own finances. I’ve always tried to make it as easy as possible to understand and explain all aspects in detail.

Does bookkeeping really have to be hard? I say it doesn't! And with this toolkit, I’m going to show you how easy it is.

Read More

Monica Martin

Monica Martin is the Director of Finance and Human Resources here at The Futur.

Who this is for

When you understand bookkeeping, you’ll understand how your business is performing.

It’s a rewarding feeling to know how all the moving pieces of your business work together. If you want to feel confident in your business's financial future, this toolkit was made for you:

  • Freelancers
  • Solopreneurs
  • Business owners
  • Startups
  • Studio owners

Bookkeeping Kit

Learn how to manage and organize your business’s finances.

What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links
What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links

Bookkeeping Kit

Learn how to manage and organize your business’s finances.

What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links
What's inside
  • Quickbooks guide
  • Comprehensive sample documents
  • Glossary of financial terms
  • Bonus content
  • Lifetime updates
  • US Based specific tips and links

Typography 01
01

Learn the fundamentals of typography to create visually stunning, impactful work. Start to see type differently when you practice and apply typographic principles, and finally understand why and how layouts look good.

Difficulty Level
Beginner to intermediate
Prerequisite
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or
InDesign recommended
Learning Roadmap
Understand the fundamentals of graphic design and typography to progress your design education.
Best Seller
5,187
Students enrolled
Highly Rated
Featured Student Work
02

Take a look at some of the incredible progress our students have made. We’ll let their before and after’s do the talking here.

Reviews
03

As a self-taught designer typography 01 course improved my approach towards design dramatically. It is way differentiated me from my peers at work even though they were more experienced. The way Chris critiques taught me how to explain my design and point out when its not working/something is missing. Typography 01 course on my CV also landed me a lot of interviews. (which I really thought were not even in my league back then).

Ayesha Haroon
Designer

Typography 01 was my very first online course after being in the field for over 20 years. I learned more about myself and my skills in the Typography 01 course than I had in those 20 years. I rediscovered passions for type that I had let slip and the input from all the instructors was amazingly valuable. I'm super grateful for the whole experience as it has already helped me in my work setting, results were basically next project after taking the course. Thank You to all the folks that make Futur happen.

Jason Jacobson
Designer

The Typography course is an impactful journey that takes you through the process of learning how good typography came to be and how it can be implemented throughout any composition. Coming out of this course, anyone will have a strong set of eyes and skill in delivering substantial typography choices in design projects. The Future team has done an excellent job capturing the history, practicality, and opportunity typography provides when it is approached in a creative but methodical way; so much appreciation for this course!

Riley Jones
Designer

Without any traditional design education, I always used to struggle with understanding the fundamental design principles. One of the most valuable parts of the course was seeing the way Chris critiques design work. That helped me improve my design thinking and process as well, and it made me understand what clients are looking for in design work. I would highly recommend the Typography 01 Course to anyone struggling with deeply understanding what good design is built upon.

Alex Cracan
Designer
How this works
04

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Stretch and flex your design muscles

Practice what you’ve learned in the video lectures to push your skills further. Do the homework as many times as you need to fully grasp the material.

Watch Chris work

See how Chris makes improvements to previous students’ work using typographic principles. Then, take notes of how you can apply these same techniques to your own work.

Watch your skills develop

See your designs take on a whole new shape and meaning as you move through the course. Start to feel comfortable and confident with typography.

Get access to the community

Your enrollment includes access to our private Slack channel and an invitation to Circle. Connect and keep learning with your instructor, Chris Do, and Typography students around the world.

How it works
04

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Take a deep dive into all things type

In each video lesson, Chris will teach you about typographic principles, the history of type, and how to apply the fundamentals across your design work.

Watch Chris work

See how Chris makes improvements to previous students’ work using typographic principles. Then, take notes of how you can apply these same techniques to your own work.

Watch your skills develop

See your designs take on a whole new shape and meaning as you move through the course. Start to feel comfortable and confident with typography.

Get access to the community

Your enrollment includes access to our private Slack channel and an invitation to Circle. Connect and keep learning with your instructor, Chris Do, and Typography students around the world.

Who is this for?
05

This course is for any designer looking to understand type to improve their layout and design skills.

I learned more about typography in this course than during my BA in graphic design. This gives me confidence that I can make effective layouts and better design of any kind. I also felt I was part of a community, who learned together. Once a week for seven weeks, Chris critiqued our submitted layouts and this motivated us to put knowledge into practice and submit our work. This course is the best investment I've made in myself in becoming a better graphic designer. And I've invested in a lot of courses and books.

Bertram Christoffersen
Graphic Designer
Meet your instructor
06
Chris Do
Design Director, CEO of The Futur

Chris Do is an Emmy award-winning designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur—an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how to make a living doing what they love.

He currently serves as the chairman of the board for the SPJA, and as an advisor to Saleshood. He has also served as: advisory board member for AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.

Follow Chris
InstagramTwitterFacebook
Syllabus
07

Get ready to expand your knowledge and understanding of design. Take a look at what you’ll learn in each module, plus a few bonuses along the way.

Course
Curriculum

Move through the modules at your own pace, on your own time. You’ll have lifetime access to the course, so jump back in whenever you need a refresher.
Grids
Typographic Details
Homework Assignment
Layout Critique
Bonus Critiques: April-May 2020
Bonus Content: Website Design Review
Bonus Content: Website Design Review
Join the Conversation
Enroll Now
08

Typography 01

Our most popular course will show you the tools, techniques, and principles to use type like a master.

  • 6+ Hours of video content: grid systems,  contrast, balance, type choices, hierarchy
  • Self-study assignments
  • Watch Chris work
  • Design critique videos
  • Bonus Videos
  • Lifetime updates
$299
Enroll now
Or 3 monthly payments of $99. Click here to set up your payment plan.