For much of the history of the automotive industry, the role of the graphic designer was relegated to designing slick brochures after the cars were already built. This is changing.
Advancements in modern technology and business marketing practices have changed the overall purpose and function of websites. More than just a “virtual business card,” well-designed websites now serve as sales platforms, information centers, online communities, and entertainment sources for target audiences. As the anchor for all digital marketing efforts, keeping your site up-to-date is vital […]
There are some truly stunning websites out there. But just because something looks pretty, doesn’t mean it will be functional and drive your target customers to action.
There aren’t a lot of places on a web design where you get to tell jokes. Error pages and source code are one of the few places you can hide your humor. Spelunkers of source code know you can find job listings, inside jokes, Monty Python references and more with the “View Source” button. Error […]
Web design has become the focal point of the online industry. Why? Entrepreneurs are now concentrating all their resources on improving their online image, reputation, and brand. That brand is defined most strongly through an official website. Official websites are by far the most common tool used to attract new customers. A good website can […]
As a web designer, it’s easy to jump right in to the visual part of web design. We start messing with templates and wireframing pages right away, excited to start a new project. But that’s really the last step of the process. First, we need to think about how our users will progress through the […]
Have you ever fumbled through a complicated contact form on a mobile website or wished for a button or link that wasn’t there? If so, you’ve experienced what a lack of foresight in user experience (UX) design causes. Don’t fall victim to the same common UX mistakes. Make sure potential customers poor UX design doesn’t […]
The team at The Deep End Web Consulting has produced an infographic that not only outlines 2017 Web Design and UX Trends to Boost Conversions — it lets you know why they work. Appearance, UX, and tactics all matter. These tips will give you ideas for putting them together to produce winning websites in 2017.
Advancing technology and the digital revolution are rapidly changing the career landscape for designers. Where web design once reigned as the career of choice for digitally-minded visual designers, that job has recently been dethroned by a new supreme leader of the design realm: UX designer. As more people do business digitally – not just on computers, […]
Understanding User Interface Design (UI) and User Experience Design (UX) is far more efficiently accomplished by exposure rather than by explanation. You can read a thousand pages about these methods and not “get it” until surfing through a few sites that exemplify the goal. The internet relies on human experience, capitalizing on ease of use […]