Carrie Cousins has more than 10 years experience in the communications industry, including writing for print and online publications, and design and editing. You can connect with her on Twitter @carriecousins and Google+.

  • Principles of Chatbots Design

    Principles of Chatbots Design

    Are chatbots in the future of website design? These little bits of artificial intelligence are starting to pop up everywhere – whether you notice them for what they are or...

  • How to Create Perfect Color Combinations

    How to Create Perfect Color Combinations

    One of the most challenging and tricky parts of the design process can be choosing a color palette that represents your brand or message, while creating an amazing base for the...

  • Save the Date: NYC Awwwards Conference 2016

    Save the Date: NYC Awwwards Conference 2016

    You probably browse through their great collections of website design. Now you can go to the Awwwards NYC conference and immerse yourself in web design and rub elbows with some...

  • 10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

    10 Type Rules for an Excellent User Experience

    When it comes to websites and apps, good typography is more than just a pretty typeface. Letting has to be highly readable – and scannable – while providing a solid visual...

  • Design Trend: Parallax With a Twist

    Design Trend: Parallax With a Twist

    The newest trend in web design has inklings of parallax, but it’s not quite parallax. It involves moving elements, but it’s not really animation. It includes plenty of great...

  • 20 Free Fonts to Try in 2016

    20 Free Fonts to Try in 2016

    New year. New typefaces. New Free Fonts. Are you looking for a change to your website or app design. A new typeface might just be the answer. And there are so many great options...

  • 11 Web Design Trends for 2016

    11 Web Design Trends for 2016

    Are you ready for 2016? Let’s bring on the web design trends. The new year will come with plenty of new techniques and trends, but the dominant theme is likely to be a...

  • Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

    Checklist for Designers: Things You Need To Do Before Presenting to a Client

    You have a looming deadline for a client project. The minutes re ticking toward the face-to-face client meeting. Are you ready? Just grabbing a design and handing it to a client...

  • 20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

    20 Gift Ideas for Web Designers

    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...

  • What is Invisible Design?

    What is Invisible Design?

    Design is not always an in-your-face art. It is subtle, usable and often undefinable. Quite simply, good design is often invisible. And just to be clear – invisible design is...