Design

  • Pantone Color of the Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid: Perfect Accent Color

    Pantone Color of the Year 2014 – Radiant Orchid: Perfect Accent Color

    Paula Borowska  •  December 10, 2013

    In the daily world we live in, and especially so in design, color influences us greatly. When it comes to design, color is a very meticulous thing that can make or break your...

  • Holiday Themed Websites: How to Avoid Cliche Design

    Holiday Themed Websites: How to Avoid Cliche Design

    Carrie Cousins  •  December 9, 2013

    You may be feeling the pressure to turn you website into a sea of Santas and red and green. But don’t do it. There are plenty of ways to create subtle changes on your site...

  • Misalignment and Asymmetry in Web Design

    Misalignment and Asymmetry in Web Design

    Paula Borowska  •  December 2, 2013

    I have here a collection of interesting looking websites. The various elements, whether it is text, links, images or dictation they are misaligned, one on top of the other with...

  • A Simple Guide to Creating iOS7 Style Icons

    A Simple Guide to Creating iOS7 Style Icons

    Paula Borowska  •  November 18, 2013

    With the recently launched iOS7 many websites and apps have been busy redesigning to match the newly set flat and thin iOS7 design style. Icons can be a tricky thing to get done...

  • The Next Big Thing: Responsive Icons

    The Next Big Thing: Responsive Icons

    Paula Borowska  •  November 8, 2013

    Honestly, this topic sounded a little bit strange to me when I first learned about responsive iconography, as we have recently adapted icon fonts in order to make sure they scale...

  • Everyday Design: 10 Sources of Web Design Inspiration

    Everyday Design: 10 Sources of Web Design Inspiration

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 28, 2013

    It’s not just web design that should inspire us to create great websites. You can also be inspired by almost anything in the world around you. You never know when something...

  • Interview with Designer: Marc O’Brien

    Interview with Designer: Marc O’Brien

    Paula Borowska  •  October 24, 2013

    I took the liberty of interviewing an amazing designer, Marc O’Brien who calls himself a social designer and creative facilitator. He prides himself on leading workshops which...

  • What’s the Difference Between a Web Designer and Web Developer?

    What’s the Difference Between a Web Designer and Web Developer?

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 15, 2013

    Almost everywhere you look someone is talking about or calling themselves either a web designer or web developer. But what does it all really mean? Who really is a designer or...

  • A Quick Guide to Sans-Serif Fonts

    A Quick Guide to Sans-Serif Fonts

    Zolani Stewart  •  October 11, 2013

    If you go back and read my guide to serifs, you’ll notice a trend with the shape of serif type overtime. As you move from old humanist type to the slick Modern serif, the stroke...

  • Designing for iOS 7: Guide to Getting Started

    Designing for iOS 7: Guide to Getting Started

    Carrie Cousins  •  October 9, 2013

    Now that we are a couple of weeks into the new Apple iOS, are you ready to design for it? And if you already have an app running on the platform, chances are that you designed...