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Broaden your horizons by reading articles from our authors – web and graphic designers just like you – who share their thoughts, opinions, and knowledge covering all areas of design.

10 Things Designers Can Learn From Pastry Chefs

10 Things Designers Can Learn From Pastry Chefs

Regardless of whether you bake or not, you can take a lot of the same knowledge pastry chefs draw upon every day to improve your design work.

The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

The 10 Golden Rules of Simple, Clean Design

These rules of clean design are based on the ten principles by Dieter Rams but modified to fit with a more general goal of simplicity.

How to Handle Indescribable Uniqueness in Design

How to Handle Indescribable Uniqueness in Design

We discuss weird and indescribable uniqueness in design, share how you can handle it, and whether or not it’s necessarily a good thing.

Why You Should Further Educate Yourself as a Designer

Why You Should Further Educate Yourself as a Designer

Some methods for further educating yourself as a designer, and apply what you learn to become better at what you do and more desirable to clients.

What To Do With All Those Spare Creative Ideas

What To Do With All Those Spare Creative Ideas

There are many ways you can deal with all those spare creative ideas. Here are some suggestions on what you can do with them.

Developing a Sense of Mythology Around Your Designs

Developing a Sense of Mythology Around Your Designs

Using personal stories and experiences, designers should master the skill of developing mythology by crafting a narrative that captivates followers.

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

How to Handle Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

We share a reliable process freelance designers can use to stop all those unethical requests from clients from getting out of control.

How to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing Again

How to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing Again

We explore some effective ways to get those creative juices flowing so that you can get back in the flow and continue to wow your clients.

How Simple, Classic Design Should Work

How Simple, Classic Design Should Work

Simplifying features and information is one of the most important steps toward creating the best user experience possible.

Taking Inspiration from the Humble Shopping Cart

Taking Inspiration from the Humble Shopping Cart

We explore the history of the humble shopping cart, taking lessons from its design and marketing that you can apply to your design process today.

Leveraging the Power of Sushi to Improve Your Designs

Leveraging the Power of Sushi to Improve Your Designs

Sushi has been popular in the Western world since the 1970s, when it was introduced to diners in the U.S. You probably have a strong opinion about it – either…

Exciting Design Specialties to Broaden Your Skillset

Exciting Design Specialties to Broaden Your Skillset