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  • Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    Carrie Cousins  •  March 27, 2015

    As designers we all know the importance of visually pleasing websites. But it goes much deeper than that. Good design does more than just look good; it’s a branding and...

  • How to Work as A Freelance Designer and Travel

    How to Work as A Freelance Designer and Travel

    Carrie Cousins  •  March 13, 2015

    Life as a freelance designer is not always as glamorous as it may sound. There is often work to be done … even when you have travel plans. Sometimes you have freelancing to do...

  • How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

    How to Choose the Right Monitor for Web Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  February 23, 2015

    Having the right equipment can make working on a web design project delightful or downright miserable. This is especially true when it comes to choosing the right computer...

  • Designing a Great Photography Website

    Designing a Great Photography Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  February 18, 2015

    You’ve got a pile of great images. Now what can you do with them? Designing a website to showcase all that great photography is not as simple as just dumping all your images...

  • What is an Interaction Designer?

    What is an Interaction Designer?

    Carrie Cousins  •  January 28, 2015

    These two little words are being used a lot in the design sphere these days. But what truly is interaction design? And what makes you an interaction designer? Here, we’ll answer...

  • Designing a Truly Delectable Restaurant Website

    Designing a Truly Delectable Restaurant Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  January 5, 2015

    Designing around food can be tricky. Think about it: Taking a photo of food is difficult. How can you explain the aroma of a great meal digitally? But there are plenty of things...

  • 20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

    20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 15, 2014

    On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me … a MacBook Pro with Creative Suite. Well, that’s not exactly how the holiday jingle goes, but if you are a web designer...

  • Best Website Designs of 2014

    Best Website Designs of 2014

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 1, 2014

    As we begin wave goodbye to 2014, it’s a good time to look back on some of the great design this year has had to offer. Many of the trends of 2014 showed up in the best websites...

  • How to Use Pastel Colors in Web Design Projects

    How to Use Pastel Colors in Web Design Projects

    Carrie Cousins  •  November 24, 2014

    The use of pastel colors in web design is more than a recent trend, it is a technique designers have used for years to create impactful visuals. When you hear “pastel”, pale...

  • Online Courses and Resources where Anyone can Learn to Code

    Online Courses and Resources where Anyone can Learn to Code

    Carrie Cousins  •  November 10, 2014

    We are in the midst of a digital era of design. From websites to apps to wearables, understanding how digital design is written and comes together is increasingly important....