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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.

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Designers and Copywriters

The Symbiotic Relationship Between Designers and Copywriters

We explore some of the things designers can learn from copywriters to improve problem-solving strategies and communicate better.

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

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

Understanding the gap between designers’ opinions and user needs, and bridging it for better outcomes.

Separating Your Personal & Commercial Design Work

Separating Your Personal & 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Challenges of Building a Shared Experience on the Web

The Challenges of Building a Shared Experience on the Web

Let’s look at how the web brings us together in a quirky, roundabout way, and discuss how it impacts web designers trying to build these experiences.

How a Designer Might Create Timeless Designs

How a Designer Might Create Timeless Designs