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At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

Focussing too much on the design of a project can be done to death – or at least to the detriment of a project. We outline a few situations where the process can get in the way.


Defining a Successful Web Project

Have you ever been asked a question that you weren’t quite prepared for? During a recent meeting with a prospective client, I had one that really caught me off-guard. The…


12 Free Smoke Brush Packs for Adobe Photoshop

Check out our collection of high-resolution and free smoke brush packs for Adobe Photoshop, and download and use them on your next project.


An Introvert’s Guide to Finding Success in Web Design

Our brains are capable of some amazing feats. Yet, they work in different ways that can reflect in our personality. For instance, some of us gain contentment from putting ourselves…


How to Explain to a Client Why Investment in Their Website Is Crucial to Their Success

Everybody wants to spend as little as possible and get as much as they can. That’s the case whether you’re building a website, buying a car or grabbing a bite…


A Primer on the Essential Elements of Successful UX

UX design acts as the backbone of a designing experience. Much like an engine under a vehicle’s hood, the UX ensures that a digital experience is smooth, intuitive, and simple….


As a Designer, Is Failure a Necessary Part of Success?

We all go through it at one time or another. You’re working on a project and no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to get it to…


The Secret to Successful Food Packaging Design

We all see it every day. That box, that wrapper, those bottles, jars, and cans. Food packaging is something that permeates our lives, and yet most people don’t ever stop…


The Keys to Long-Term Success as a Freelancer

Being a freelance web designer is a path many of us have chosen. The independence you gain from starting your own business is quite a big selling point for making…


Designing a Successful Mobile Commerce App

A bad mobile app can make or break a company’s image and revenues. In fact, Google reports that 79% of surveyed respondents indicated they would turn to a competitor’s app…


Successfully Launching Your Startup’s Marketing Campaign on a Budget

You have a great product. You have a fantastic team. Now let the world know and begin monetizing. What is the biggest problem? Budget. With an ever-increasing number of startups,…


The Aesthetics of a Successful Mobile App: Lessons From Three Top Grossing Apps