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Why you should embrace design thinking

Design thinking is a powerful idea that portrays designers as masters of the universe, but what does it really mean? “I don’t know if IDEO...

What Designers Should Listen to for a Creative Boost

“Could you take that call outside?”  That’s the question you hear asked across the co-working space you booked for your latest design sprint. It’s a little bold,...

Keep Your Design Project Estimates from Being Guesses

Estimating design projects is a time-consuming process. But a good estimate can mean the difference between a profitable design project and a costly project...

When is it Time for a Re-Design?

Many businesses face the challenge of knowing when they need to invest some money in a re-design of their website. If you’re in this...

Top Photoshop Plugins for UI Designer

Adobe Photoshop is still the premiere editing suite for most graphic designers. It’s been around for over 20 years and has a massive library...

10 Keys to Effective Writing for the Web

Writing for an online audience is much different than writing for a traditional print publication like a book, magazine or newspaper. Online readers are...

Overcoming Blogger’s Block

A never-ending challenge for bloggers is to constantly produce quality content on topics that will generate interest. At times it can be a struggle...

What Makes Someone Leave Your Website?

Part of having a successful website is attracting visitors. Keeping those visitors on your site, however, is another topic altogether. Of course, once you...

Should I Charge for That? Don’t Forget About These 7 Crucial...

The client snarled, “there’s no way I’m paying extra for that.” He was referring to the time I would need to research his rather...

Finding the Balance Between a Waste of Time and Necessary Networking

Ah yes, the all too constant struggle of networking with social media. It’s one of those necessary evils that everyone, from job seekers to...

Ultimate Guide to Color Theory for Designers

If a picture is worth 1000 words, then how much can we say about an interface? Well it turns out quite a lot, and...

Keys to On-Going Work for Freelance Designers

The biggest challenge that most freelance web designers face is the constant need to find new projects. Having enough work from paying clients on...