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How to Improve Your Website’s Visibility with Great User Interface Design
In today's industry of growing interfaces, user interface design (UI) has become more and more important. UI is vital for websites because users should be able to easily navigate and find what they're looking for quickly. Ignoring the importance of UI can result in a difficult-to-use site...
How Does Consistency Make Your Branding More Effective?
Successful brands know how to create a clear, consistent brand message. When you see your favorite soft drink brand, for example, you know it immediately by the marketing materials used to promote it. Everything from logo, colors, and imagery used, to content, ad copy, and online marketing has a certain look and feel that you recognize instantly and effortlessly. You can create the same type of brand experience for your small business customers simply by [...]
When it’s not a good fit.
We’re not talking about shoes here, we’re talking about designers, clients, and design projects and how to determine when it just might not be a good fit. Below are some tips and some indications of when working with someone might not work out – before you start. Read through both the Client and Designer sections to understand each perspective.
For Clients …
You want the best designer you can find for your project and that’s [...]
Why you should care about the speed of your website.
I'll cut right to the chase. The two big reasons you want your website to be fast are: #1, Because Google likes it and #2, because your visitors also like it. Read on to learn some quick and basic tips for speeding up your WordPress website.
Graphic Design From Ages Past
Depending on how one defines it, some would consider the cave paintings in Lascaux, France or the hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt could be considered graphic design. That poses a bit of a conundrum when it comes to exploring the, "history of graphic design" though! There is also a lot of cross over between design and art, even today.
Common web design requests … and why you might want to rethink them.
Working within the field of design for many years we have come across a number of repeated requests from clients. Most of these requests probably stem from hearing specific information in regards to design or reading information on the internet. Whatever the reason behind the request, we try to give the best answers possible that will address the request as well as educate and inform our client on best practices and options.
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