A killer design is one thing – but one that also uses the right typography is (in my opinion) on a whole other level compared to those that just ‘look pretty‘. Typography is needed with blog designs because, well, the blog is built to speak your mind, right? So, if your blog isn’t readable then […]
Beginning your freelance career can be a scary time in your life, no matter how excited you are at taking the plunge. On one hand, you’re excited to know that you are going to be leaving your job and doing something you’re passionate about & on the other hand, you’re scared out of your mind because you’ve never done this before and you’re not sure where the money is going to come from to keep your family secure.
Luckily, this article will outline 10 quick tips for first time freelancers, so you’ll be able to put a lot of your nervousness to rest. I hope you enjoy it and learn something from what I’ve written for you.
If an artist’s name brings images into your head when you hear it, odds are you’re remembering an iconic image of that artist and these album covers are, in my opinion, some of the most iconic covers in history. Today, I have been looking over some of the most famous album covers of all time […]
You’ve got a great design for your header and the content is well placed and flows nicely – but why stop there? When the viewer scrolls to the bottom of the page, are they greeted with only a credit link and a copyright notice? Your website’s footer is a great place to direct the attention […]
Are you a web designer or do you run a website? Good, because this article is for you. If you’re designing websites for a living or running your business online, there are 18 tips in this article that you should definitely read and remember. You can have the best visual design skills on the planet, […]
The days of WordPress being used solely as a blogging platform are over. WordPress has powered some of the coolest sites on the internet, and this post is an example of 40 great ones. I design wordpress blogs for a living, so I am always on the lookout to see what others are doing in […]
So, you’ve got people signed up to your newsletter; now what? Do you just fire off regular text emails, or do you take the time to craft something amazing? If you’re one of these thirty websites, you choose the latter option. In today’s showcase, I’m going to show off some newsletter designs from 30 websites […]
Minimalism is beautiful. It truly is. The best part about minimalism in web design is that it comes in many styles, colors and sizes, but they always have the same goal in mind – saying the most while saying the least. A great quote by Albert Einstein can sum up minimalism (in my opinion) 100%. […]
Starting the website design process can either give you a really great feeling, or can leave you feeling hollow in the pit of your stomach. The feeling you get is usually dependent on how great of a kick start you get with your design process. What if I were to tell you that you can […]
We’ve all seen them (and probably use them) – extensions of your company name. Agencies, Labs, Creatives and many others are used as a way to set us apart, but how far apart are we, really? More and more you see designers straying away from the traditional “design” at the end of their company name […]