After the Tutorial: Design Thinking With Your Mental Toolbox

After the Tutorial: Design Thinking With Your Mental Toolbox

So you’ve watched and read tutorials, you’ve tinkered with Adobe products, and you have a few tools in your toolbox ready to go. But how do you use these tools to create something? Where do these technical processes fit into the abstract creative process? To answer these questions, let’s tackle the design process together, utilizing […]

New Websites Summer 2016

New Websites Summer 2016

We’ve been working on a few sites since the spring.  There’s more in our portfolio, but here’s are the featured sites!

Rebuilding Our Site Pt. 1 : Wireframes, Design and Our Audience

Rebuilding Our Site Pt. 1 : Wireframes, Design and Our Audience

Every year around spring we do a redesign of our site. This time we went for a responsive design and added a few more HTML5 & CSS3 tricks we learned along the way. We also thought more about our content strategy and audience in this build.

Learn about our initial process when redesigning and rebuilding our new site.

Design Concepts – Simple Tips For Effective Design

Design Concepts – Simple Tips For Effective Design

Graphic designers, industrial designers, fashion designers, web designers, and architects all follow similar design concepts when designing their respective products. The design concepts are simple and straightforward, but it’s applying these concepts effectively that’s difficult. Below I list a few easy design concepts you can follow to help you with your next design project.

Flat Web Design: The New Frontier

Flat Web Design: The New Frontier

There is much buzz about Apple’s new flat iOS 7 design. A lot of people are shocked by the new changes. For us, we question how this change will affect web design. Like any change in trend, web design follows certain trends and this decade seem to be marked by a move away from skeuomorphism and towards simpler flat design.

7 Places To Inspire Creativity

7 Places To Inspire Creativity

Everyone hits that creative roadblock every once in a while. You’re stumped on a project, there are no good ideas that are coming to you, and frankly you’re a bit frustrated. I’ve found that creativity cannot be forced, however it can be fueled through things around you. The great scientists, innovators, and artists throughout history have found inspiration through things around them. Below are some places I get creative inspiration from.

Designing For Foreign Clients: Things To Consider

Designing For Foreign Clients: Things To Consider

There are many factors to consider when designing for foreign clients and unless you’ve lived there for most of your life, it takes a good amount of research in order to understand the culture and to design well for the culture. Many designers can probably relate to this. The design process comes naturally when you are designing for brands where the target audience is similar to you. Whereas, if a brand’s target audience greatly differs from you, designing can be pretty tough. So below I regurgitates some things I’ve picked up from working with foreign clients.

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