Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

It would be way too easy to answer this question with: “Whoever pays your bills.” And, honestly, I don’t think you can be a very successful web designer if you’re only driven by what the person paying you tells you to do. Then again, that doesn’t mean you should swing to the exact opposite end… Continue reading Who Do Web Designers Really Work For?

Tips to Enhance Your Blog With Design Thinking Approach

Design thinking is an innovative method of coming up with solutions to problems. Design thinking places the users at the heart to the problem-solving exercise with their experiences and opinions used to develop solutions to the problems they are facing. Once a solution to a problem has been found, it is tested on the users… Continue reading Tips to Enhance Your Blog With Design Thinking Approach

How to develop an eye for Design

When I started off in design, I sucked. I was obsessed with copying pieces of the trending Dribbble shots, but oblivious to how all the pieces worked together. If you could see the harsh drop shadows and unnecessary flourish I added to things, you would gasp in horror. Though I was no product design prodigy,… Continue reading How to develop an eye for Design

Tips That Graphic Designers Should Follow

As children, many of us used to draw or doodle to express our thoughts. Perhaps we doodled during lessons when work felt tedious and we no longer wanted to pay attention. Some of may have doodles while thinking, creating a pattern or texture on the page. Perhaps we were discouraged by our early results and… Continue reading Tips That Graphic Designers Should Follow

A Showcase of Great Typography Usage in Web Design

Good typography is vital to having an effective website. Visitors need to be able to read the info on a site, whether it is an eCommerce website or a purely informational website. If they aren’t able to read it, they will quickly leave. The site will not be linked to, so it won’t show up… Continue reading A Showcase of Great Typography Usage in Web Design

Communicating a Message Through Visual Hierarchy

The goal of every design is to successfully communicate a message. Visual hierarchy enables you to organize information and elements so that the message can be communicated easily. Hierarchies also enable the design to tell a story to communicate the message. What is Visual Hierarchy? When you organize information based on importance, that’s hierarchy. Visual… Continue reading Communicating a Message Through Visual Hierarchy