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...

  • 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...

  • 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....