Small Business of the Day: Evolution Design

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Small Business of the Day: Evolution Design

Who: Bear Files, 43, @evolutionfiles

What: A web and graphic design company

When: 1994

How: After studying graphic design at San Diego State, Files worked as a freelancer and decided to start his own graphic design firm in the early 1990s.

"I enjoy working with the clients directly, so I thought I would like being on my own," he said. "It's been 18 years, and I have slowly grown the business."

Where: Carlsbad, Calif.

In his own words: "I do work that is fully custom.  There are so many different ways to create a site, and a lot of site templates being used out there."