Design

  • Designer’s Guide to Promoting Yourself and Your Work

    Designer’s Guide to Promoting Yourself and Your Work

    Jake Rocheleau  •  December 2, 2016

    You can be the most creative and productive designer in the world, but it doesn’t mean anything without paid work. Designers can rely on repeat clients but it’s important to...

  • Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

    Web Design Trends For “Start Here” Pages

    Jake Rocheleau  •  November 22, 2016

    When visitors land on a new website they usually have no idea where to begin. They usually just look around for nav links that might provide the info they’re looking for. But...

  • 4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

    4 Ways to Improve Usability and User Experience by Decluttering Designs

    Paula Borowska  •  November 14, 2016

    We often speak about decluttering in the sense of physical stuff like closets or storage. But, we can also speak about decluttering designs too. Decluttering can help improve...

  • Tips for Creating a Great Personal Online Portfolio

    Tips for Creating a Great Personal Online Portfolio

    Eelco Guntlisbergen  •  November 3, 2016

    As a designer I think we’ve all experienced the difficulty of creating something personal, including a portfolio. You end up spending countless hours in Photoshop, trying a...

  • A Design Workflow Comparison: Photoshop vs Illustrator vs Sketch

    A Design Workflow Comparison: Photoshop vs Illustrator vs Sketch

    Jake Rocheleau  •  October 28, 2016

    The ever-expanding world of design can be tough to comprehend as a newcomer. With so many tools and techniques available it’s hard to know where to start. Three of the most...

  • Emotional Intelligence and the Uncomfortable Side of Design

    Emotional Intelligence and the Uncomfortable Side of Design

    Paula Borowska  •  October 24, 2016

    In March 2016, Twitter celebrated its 10th birthday. It was a day filled with pride for the company and many of its followers. In order to make the day amazing for its users,...

  • Typography Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

    Typography Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

    Diana Valeanu  •  October 17, 2016

    Understanding type can be one of the most difficult elements of design. There’s a lot of terminology and lingo that type designers (and designers, in general) use when talking...

  • Essential Skills To Become A Great UI/UX Designer

    Essential Skills To Become A Great UI/UX Designer

    Jake Rocheleau  •  October 13, 2016

    It’s frustrating to find job offers looking for a UI/UX designer. While these two skillsets are closely related, their skills don’t always overlap. A quality UI designer may...

  • Virtual Reality and Web Design: Everything You Need to Know

    Virtual Reality and Web Design: Everything You Need to Know

    Doru Ciobanu  •  October 10, 2016

    How will the web look in virtual reality? The 2D web could become immersive, interactive and tangible. Imagine Wikipedia as an extensive multimedia library. Instead of reading...

  • Is Design Cyclical? Why Styles Are Continuously Changing

    Is Design Cyclical? Why Styles Are Continuously Changing

    Ben Bate  •  September 26, 2016

    Note: Use of “design” largely refers to design style, specifically mobile and web, for this article. I was recently looking through some screenshots of apps from...