Comprehensive 14-Point Web Design Checklist & Guide

How do you design a website that is beautiful, converts well and provides great value for users? Designing and developing a website takes time and effort. Working efficiently helps us to deliver a great website at a competitive price. A systematic approach to designing a web page is usually recommended to create a cohesive, consistent site that is scalable across all devices and platforms. In order to work efficiently, it may be useful to record steps that are repeated in…...

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Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 – 10 New Features

The release of Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 offers many cool new features and enhancements for designers - beginners and experts alike. The new and upgraded tool is developed to include an array of innovative and intelligent tool sets. With the introduction of features like free-form gradients and puppet wraps, illustrators and designers are able to use Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 to add incredible details to their designs, create photorealistic renderings and improve their workflows. Let us take a look at…...

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The Future of Design & How Graphic Designers Can Stay Relevant

What do designers need to know to stay informed and relevant in their practice today? As technology, social context, ways of learning and working continues to change, designers have to constantly be on top of the current trends and concepts in addition to developing their method, theory, and techniques. To be able to understand the current marketplace, they have to go back in time to understand the history of art, design and its impact on economic, social and technological developments.…...

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Making a Great UI: 4 Basic Principles of UI Design

If you are a graphic designer, chances are that you are also a UI Designer. UI Design is what makes the surface plane of an app or a web page beautiful. User Interface Design is an amalgamation of visual hierarchy and graphic design. As UI Designers, you are responsible for creating a great sensory experience for the user. To be able to successfully communicate a brands message, you have to be able to form a visceral connection with the user.…...

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Best Inbound Marketing Tips for Online Marketers

Inbound marketing is the process of attracting your target audience to your website, produce or service via eye-catching content. It's all about converting strangers into customers. It's about finding creative ways to get traffic to your website and to turn that traffic into profit for your business. In this article, you'll find free books, infographics, and articles with useful tips that will guide you in creating a successful inbound marketing strategy for your business. Getting new clients for your business…...

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20 Free Graphic Design Resources to Use in 2019

As designers, we are constantly looking for ways to improve our creative skillset. Having access to a myriad of free graphic design resources and visual assets like stock photography, fonts, illustrations, and other graphical elements can help take your visual representations to the next level. Whether you are looking for color, typography or image inspiration, we have got you covered. Here is a list of 20 best online resources that can help a designer hone his or her craft. (more…)...

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Brand Identity Design: a 6-Step Creative Process

Brand in its true essence is a unique design, a combination of words, a sign, a symbol, or a combination of any of the aforementioned, employed in creating an identity for a product or service that makes it different from its competitors. Or simply put, it is a visual representation or an image of the company that people can relate to. To create a brand identity for a business, designers have to dive deep into the story behind a brand.…...

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How To Launch A Website In 7 Steps

With so many different web design sites and CMSs like WordPress, SquareSpace, Joomla, Drupal and Wix boasting the ability for complete newbies to design their own sites in a matter of minutes, it’s easy to get ahead of yourself as a new business owner looking to create a new website. The truth is, creating a website using WordPress or other platforms can be done simply. However, there is a big difference between creating a website that simply exists online and…...

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How Illustrations Impact Brand Identity

Illustrations have found a way to take center stage in corporate web design. There was a time when photography was considered to be more effective and somehow more controllable when designing web pages. Illustrations have moved away from being purely decorative and have found a way to stand next to a compelling photo-realistic imagery. There was a time when explicit graphic communications ruled corporate advertising and digital marketing. The gradual shift from highly precise communicative imagery to a more nuanced…...

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The Importance of Rebranding Your Business

In the business of branding, knowing when to rebrand and when not to may just be one of the most important lessons to learn. In order to avoid an immature approach - rebranding just to please an emotional itch - it's essential to realize that not all rebranding efforts will result in big, revolutionary, blow-your-socks-off change. But really, for some brands, the kind of sweeping change many would expect is not exactly the most efficient solution. Of course, companies considering…...

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