A freelance designer and author, Jim Krause has worked with clients such as Cingular, Kodak and Microsoft. He's the author of many books for designers and artists, including"Color Index", "Color Index 2", "Idea Index", "Type Idea Index", "Layout Index", "Design Basics Index", "Creative Sparks", "Photo Idea Index", and the "Photo Idea Index: People, Places and Things" series (all from HOW Books).