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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 on almost all areas of design.

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t Just an Overused Cliché

Finding a Niche as a Designer Isn’t Just an Overused Cliché

Here’s a scenario for you. Post-COVID, you’re out with your friends, and you’re getting hungry. The members of your group start suggesting places where you can go and grab some…

How To Avoid Design By Committee

How To Avoid Design By Committee

Here’s a scenario for you: a woman has three young children, each armed with a handful of crayons. They’re happily drawing on a large sheet of paper, cooperating and sharing…

The 15 Best Free WordPress Themes for Photographers in 2021

The 15 Best Free WordPress Themes for Photographers in 2021

All of these free photography WordPress themes put your photos into focus and allows your visitors to get a glimpse into your photography style.

Simplifying Your Designs for the Smartest User

Simplifying Your Designs for the Smartest User

We talk about simplifying your designs using the very same principles a chef uses to ensure that you have the most pleasant eating experience possible.

Does A Designer’s Opinion Mean More Than The User’s?

Does A Designer’s Opinion Mean More Than The User’s?

Okay. I’m going to come out and say it. Designers are often way too territorial about their designs. It’s only natural, of course. You spend years and years developing your…

You’ll Never Be a Design Specialist by Generalizing Your Skills

You’ll Never Be a Design Specialist by Generalizing Your Skills

We take a look at why design generalists are inferior to design specialists, and what freelance designers can do instead to boost their desirability to potential clients.

Embracing Competency and Letting Go of Design Perfection

Embracing Competency and Letting Go of Design Perfection

Since design (and even code) is so subjective – is aiming for perfection really a thing? So, if we’re not after perfection, just what are we aiming for?

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Pop Art

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Pop Art

The advent of the Pop Art movement in the 50’s didn’t just impress the wealthy; it changed the culture. So iconic and profound were the inspirations and meanings behind this…

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 10 principles by Dieter Rams but modified to fit with a more general goal of simplicity.

Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

Stop Worrying About People Stealing Your Ideas

We explore some important reasons why you should stop worrying about anyone potentially stealing your creative design ideas.

Sketchbooks – The Designer’s Cookbook

Sketchbooks – The Designer’s Cookbook

As a food lover, I absolutely adore cookbooks. I have a ton of them – all filled with pages and pages of delicious recipes for me to try and experiment…

Handling Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients

Handling Ethical Disagreements With Your Design Clients