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+.

  • How to Be a Great Email Designer: Essential Tools

    How to Be a Great Email Designer: Essential Tools

    It’s can be hard to get excited about email design. But it is an ever-growing and ever-important part of branding and design for a large number of businesses, freelancers and...

  • Why Designers and Web Developers Must Work Together

    Why Designers and Web Developers Must Work Together

    It seems like a common sense idea: Designers and developers must work together. But too often, these individuals work apart while working on the very same project. The designer...

  • How to Hire a Web Designer or Design Firm

    How to Hire a Web Designer or Design Firm

    So you need a great website, right? Everyone does. But if you are not skilled in the art of web design or development, you will need to hire a designer or design company to...

  • Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    Why Good Design Gets Better Marketing Results

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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

    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

    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...