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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.

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…

The 15 Best Free Calligraphy Fonts

The 15 Best Free Calligraphy Fonts

A collection of high-quality and free calligraphy fonts that you can use on both your personal and commercial projects.

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

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

The Secret to Successful Food Packaging Design

We take a “field trip” into the design process behind some of the industry’s most successful and effective food packaging designs.

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

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

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….

At What Point Does Obsessing Over Design Become a Liability?

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

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…

An Introvert’s Guide to Finding Success in Web Design

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…

The Keys to Long-Term Success as a Freelancer

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

Designing a Successful Mobile Commerce App