Someone asked me a question on Formspring the other day regarding giving source files to clients. While I’ve never had a client ask for the source files, I thought I would ask my twitter friends what they thought. Because this question varies from designer to designer and from contract to contract. Some designers charge for source files, some designers don’t. Some designers have this spelled out in their contract (which is probably a smart thing to do.) Some designers don’t (me!).
So my question to you is this: Do you give your clients source files? Do you charge for that? Why? Why not?
Here’s what some of my twitter friends has to say:
Thanks to everyone who tweeted back at me! Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments!