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  • Design Inspiration: 25 Designers to Follow on Twitter

    Design Inspiration: 25 Designers to Follow on Twitter

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 26, 2013

    The inspiration for your next design project can be anywhere around you – in nature, conversations with friends, as the label of a new product or online. Twitter is a great...

  • Designing Big: Tips for Using Oversized Layouts

    Designing Big: Tips for Using Oversized Layouts

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 17, 2013

    For some projects any old design just won’t do. You need something big, bigger than big even, over the top. That’s where using an oversized layout comes in. From big photos or...

  • How 3D Printing Will Impact the Web

    How 3D Printing Will Impact the Web

    Carrie Cousins  •  September 9, 2013

    Is 3D printing really the next big thing? And will it impact you as a web designer? It might be too early to really know. But this new technology is pretty cool to look at. And...

  • Pros and Cons of Flat Design

    Pros and Cons of Flat Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 20, 2013

    There’s not denying that flat design is the big thing in design these days. It’s everywhere. And not just flat design, but now with almost flat design as well. The...

  • Create an Awesome Single-Page Website

    Create an Awesome Single-Page Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  August 8, 2013

    Not every website needs to be complex or include multiple pages of content and information. Sometimes one page is enough. But just because you are creating a website with only one...

  • Tips for a Perfect Wedding Website

    Tips for a Perfect Wedding Website

    Carrie Cousins  •  July 22, 2013

    You’ve probably RSVP’d a few times already, or bought a gift. It’s wedding season. Summer and fall months are a popular time for nuptials. And couples are...

  • Using Flat Design in Web and Print Projects

    Using Flat Design in Web and Print Projects

    Carrie Cousins  •  July 16, 2013

    We’ve talked a lot here at Designmodo about flat design – so you probably know what the trend is all about at this point. The short version: Flat design is a style that does...

  • Design Trend: Long Shadows

    Design Trend: Long Shadows

    Carrie Cousins  •  July 8, 2013

    A new trend is making its way through cyberspace – long shadow design. The concept, which borrows themes from flat design, is popping up in a big way in recent weeks. The trend...

  • New Apple Look Doesn’t Fully Embrace Flat Design

    New Apple Look Doesn’t Fully Embrace Flat Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  June 11, 2013

    The web was full of speculation in the weeks and days leading to WWDC 2013 – iOS 7 would be flat. I’m glad I did not jump on that train. Apple will not employ a completely...

  • Flat Design and Fonts

    Flat Design and Fonts

    Carrie Cousins  •  June 10, 2013

    Flat is in. We’ve discussed the trend in depth here at Designmodo. And you have responded with lots of questions. We will try to answer one of those popular queries...