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Avoiding Design by Committee

Avoiding Design by Committee

Most people have an idea of the perfect solution to their design problem. The downside is that so does everyone else with the same problem.

Why You Should Simplify Your Designs for the Smartest User

Why You Should Simplify Your Designs for the Smartest User

We talk about simplifying your designs using the Pareto Principle to ensure that you make the best possible decisions for your clients.

20 Free Nature Brushes for Photoshop

20 Free Nature Brushes for Photoshop

This collection consists of nature brushes for Photoshop that are all entirely free, which makes using them all the sweeter.

Separating Your Personal and Commercial Design Work

Separating Your Personal and Commercial Design Work

Is there a difference between so-called “commercial” work and work that’s done purely for the joy of creating? Should they be separated?

The Personal Process of Choosing the Right Design Tool

The Personal Process of Choosing the Right Design Tool

Tips on how the tools you use as a designer can help improve your creative process and aid you in creating work you can stand behind.

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

Those Things You Must Do When Ending a Freelance Design Project

There are important things you should do when ending a freelance project, and today we go over what they are and why you should do them.

Is There a Perfect Solution to a Design Problem?

Is There a Perfect Solution to a Design Problem?

You’re probably thinking of your own version of the “perfect” design. Whatever it is, you probably have fond, nostalgic feelings around it, and would likely defend its rightful place among…

The Idea Generation Process of Scribbling on a Napkin

The Idea Generation Process of Scribbling on a Napkin

We explore the idea generation process familiar to many designers: the scribbled idea on a restaurant napkin process. It’s high-level stuff!

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.

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.

Tips for Finding Flow in Your Creative Process

Tips for Finding Flow in Your Creative Process

As there are no sure-fire ways to make your brain productive or creative, we share tips for encouraging your mind to enter a state of flow.

The Case for Slowing Down the Design Process

The Case for Slowing Down the Design Process