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+.

  • 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...

  • Best Website Designs of 2014

    Best Website Designs of 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

    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

    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....

  • Make the Most of Your Design with a Hero Header

    Make the Most of Your Design with a Hero Header

    One of the biggest trends in web design right now is the use of big images. And not just large, but completely oversized images that seem to come to life on screen. When used at...