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+.

  • Flat Design and Fonts

    Flat Design and Fonts

    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...

  • Principles of Flat Design

    Principles of Flat Design

    Flat design – the design community just can’t stop talking about it. And feelings are strong. Most designers either can’t get enough of this trend, or absolutely...

  • Is the New Google Interface Flat?

    Is the New Google Interface Flat?

    Just in time for Google’s annual I/O developers conference, the web giant launched a pretty dramatic redesign to its Google+ social networking arm and Google Maps. And Google is...

  • Trends: Going Bigger with Typography

    Trends: Going Bigger with Typography

    I like big type and I cannot lie … OK, that’s not exactly how 1990s rap anthem by Sir Mix-a-Lot goes, but you get the idea. Big typography is trending in a major way. And...

  • Making it Work: Flat Design and Color Trends

    Making it Work: Flat Design and Color Trends

    We’ve talked a lot here about the flat design trend here at Designmodo. We’ve raved about it, showed you plenty of cool examples and even developed a free user interface kit...

  • Trending Now: Designing With Video Backgrounds

    Trending Now: Designing With Video Backgrounds

    Looking for a new approach to website design? Why not try video? Done right, using a video background can create a jaw-dropping design that will stop users and encourage them to...

  • Cool Tools are a Must-Have for Web Designers

    Cool Tools are a Must-Have for Web Designers

    Admit it, as a designer you are always looking for cool new tips, tools and tricks to enhance your projects and make your life a little easier. Thankfully, new tools, products,...

  • Using the Parallax Trend to Create Visual Interest and Surprise

    Using the Parallax Trend to Create Visual Interest and Surprise

    Cool scroll effects are begging to pop up on more and more site designs. The most popular and trendy of these effects is parallax scrolling. The technique – in which website...

  • Negative Space is an Important Design Tool: Here’s Why

    Negative Space is an Important Design Tool: Here’s Why

    Seeing more white space in websites these days? You’re not alone. While white and negative spaces have always been a popular design tool (and topic among designers), the...

  • Overcome Designer’s Block: Tips and Tricks

    Overcome Designer’s Block: Tips and Tricks

    During the last few weeks I seem to keep having those days where nothing creative seems to happen. I try – really hard – but the creative juices just aren’t flowing. And...