Category Archives: Design Services

Have we reached the end of original design layouts?

I’m a bit of a movie buff. When I was younger, it was common for me to watch 3-4 new movies at the theatre on a weekend. After a while started to regularly recognize plots from older movies in what … Continue reading

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Google Instant Preview: An Important New Development in Web Design

Just recently, Google released its “preview” feature for Google Instant. Google Instant Preview enables those searching the web to hover over a search result and look at a preview of the web page before clicking on the link. The idea … Continue reading

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Ultimate Guide to Website Wireframing

Most designers wireframe their designs in one way or another, even if it just involves them making quick sketches on the back of some scratch paper. Wireframing is an important part of the design process, especially for more complex projects. … Continue reading

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15 Bad Habits That Could Kill Your Design Career

Whether you work as a freelance designer or in a firm, avoid the following 15 bad habits that might be killing your design career.

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10 Usability Tips Based on Research Studies

This article discusses usability findings of research results such as eye-tracking studies, reports, analytics, and usability surveys pertaining to website usability and improvements. You’ll discover that many of these usability tips will be common sense but are further supported with … Continue reading

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How do colors affect purchases?

For retailers, shopping is the art of persuasion. Though there are many factors that influence how and what consumers buy. However, a great deal is decided by visual cues, the strongest and most persuasive being color. When marketing new products … Continue reading

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Are we too quick to Judge?

Everyone knows the old adage “You can’t judge a book by its cover”, but we don’t seem so lenient with blogs or other websites. In some cases we often a judge a website before we’ve even seen it.

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First Impressions: Your Portfolio

An online portfolio is likely to be the first place a potential client will look in order to assess your ability as a designer. This may increase the pressure on having a good portfolio, however, this means that we can … Continue reading

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Work Rejected? Deal With it

Perhaps the worst of feeling in the world of design is when your work is rejected. Sometimes you can begin to wonder why you were rejected and then doubt your ability. In actual fact, however, there are hundreds of factors … Continue reading

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Avoiding Multiple Concepts

When doing design work, you have to present your concept for the projects to the client, but just how many should you show your client? Continue reading

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