Chapter 20. Understanding terms and conditions

This chapter is an introduction to the latest version of the AIGA Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services. Just as in the prior version, it does not take a one-size-fits-all approach, and it is not an extensive pre-printed document where you simply fill in the blanks. Instead, it acknowledges that most design firms develop their own custom proposal document for each project and are looking for an appropriate set of terms and conditions to attach to it. When put together and signed, the custom proposal document and its attached terms and conditions comprise the binding agreement with the client.

With this in mind, the focus of the AIGA Standard Form of Agreement for Design Services is on those ...

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