Brand colors are an essential element of any company. They allow you to stand apart from the crowd while standing for something. Think of any company. What comes to mind? And how does that make you feel? Those feelings don’t just come from anywhere. They are meticulously designed and refined to stand the test of time by the marketing and design teams through psychology and societal norms.
WordPress 5.0 is finally here. After the initial release date getting pushed back several times, the Gutenberg team released an early Christmas present on December 3, 2018. You can now update your instance of WordPress to the Gutenberg editor. But before you do, you should understand a little more about it. Let’s take a look at the new editor and dissect the best new features of WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg.
Websites are launched every day. Hundreds. Even thousands. Every day. Each trying to grab your attention for one reason or another. Most have been checked and double checked for accuracy and a streamlined message before launching. But some have not.
Dieter Rams is a German born industrial designer primarily associated with Braun and the functionalist school of industrial design of the late 50s and early 60s. His simplistic approach to product design allow his designs to portray a timeless quality that still hold relevant 50 years and counting. Today, with Rams securing worldwide recognition and appreciation, his influence has reached far beyond his homeland of Germany. His impact can be seen throughout the Apple family of products and beyond. Enclosed are his ten principles for good design.
Sometimes people come to your site and leaving without taking another action. No button click, no link click, and no next page. And in turn, a high bounce rate. People may view one page, poke around, and leave without viewing another or fill a form. They “bounce” before you’ve had a chance to convert them. And while you want your metrics to trend high, you don’t want a high bounce rate.
Two sides of the same coin. On one you have a web designer. A creator. From nothing to something. And the other side, a web developer. An individual making the creation come to life. Each with their own mission. And their own responsibilities. In this post, I will describe the difference between a designer and a developer. I’ll also discuss how they work together to accomplish the same goal.
University is supposed to prepare you for life after college. It’s there to train you for what is to come in your work environment for years to come. For the most part, design school does a great job at this, but there are still some places it lacks. The list enclosed, “What No One Told You About Design” captures them all in all their glory.
There are thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of graphic designers in the world today.￼ And many are good — really good. And then there’s the cream of the crop. Those that all the others look up to. The trend setters.
There are moments in life in which a person can learn important lessons and apply it in life. This also applies to one’s work life. Our work allows us to be introspective and question who we were, are, and who we are becoming. Graphic design is no different. The list below is obvious to those within the profession. If you’re starting out or looking in from the outside, there are 9 things that graphic design can teach you about life.
Getting thrown into a project and working with a graphic designer can be a daunting ask. From the outside, a designer’s world can seem intimidating and overwhelming. A world where everything is critiqued. And a world with its own language.