Hey you! Have you been having a hard time designing that amazing graphic you have in mind? Have you been spending a lot just to get your simple animations done? That your professional graphic designer hasn’t been designing for you designs that are professional, right? I’ve been in that state too, no until I got… Continue reading Having a hard time with your graphics? Probably you haven’t heard about Crello
How does design strategy work within a large enterprise?
Courtesy Dilbert Last October, I visited my alma mater, the School of Visual Arts Masters in Branding program, which teaches graduate students about the intersections of business & design. Whenever I visit, there’s always students that have questions about what I do, both as an IBM’er and a Design Strategist. Most recently, I was asked… Continue reading How does design strategy work within a large enterprise?
Cross-functional Empathy for Designers
A human-centric approach for working with humans As designers, a huge part of our job lies in empathizing with users. It’s exciting to see how far we’ve come as a discipline in becoming more user-centric, more research-driven and better at tying our ideas to actual user needs. Yet many of us struggle with applying that… Continue reading Cross-functional Empathy for Designers
Stop blaming your digital tools for your problems
Jira, Trello, Basecamp, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, Jenkins, Google Analytics — I could go on, but no matter the tool or how good it is there will always be a problem with it. Your tools are not the problem, your reliance and attitude towards them is. I’ve seen so many teams complain that “Jira doesn’t let me do this”… Continue reading Stop blaming your digital tools for your problems
Frustrating Points for Web Developers
Web developing is one of the most important steps while developing a website. This particular activity is very tough as there are huge numbers of technologies that are used for the same. The web developer needs to find out the exact type of developing tools that will help to develop some of the best compatible… Continue reading Frustrating Points for Web Developers
Interactive Infographic with SVG and CSS Animations
One of the less talked about features of newer browsers is increasing support for the SVG file format. If you are unfamiliar with SVG, it stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. Unlike raster image formats like PNG, JPG or GIF, the vector graphics contained within SVG files are completely scalable to any size and will display… Continue reading Interactive Infographic with SVG and CSS Animations
Migrating to a New Hosting Provider is Easier Than You Think
Most website owners look at migrating to a new host as one of the most painful processes imaginable. This fear can be paralyzing, keeping them at inferior service providers far longer than they need to be. If you’ve been thinking about changing hosts, but were scared that the pain of moving would be worse than… Continue reading Migrating to a New Hosting Provider is Easier Than You Think
Supporting the Design Community
It has been a while since I entered the design community and I’m very glad I did that. As a lot of you may know I’m not a designer, but I do write about web design and design related subjects. As a writer I really like to research/browse several different websites to deliver you nice… Continue reading Supporting the Design Community