Graphic Design

Stock vs. Custom Photography

Stock vs. Custom Photography

It’s quite clear that a good website uses pictures in addition to text to not only keep visitors on the page, but act as an important conduit of information. Photographs can play an important part of that function, but only if those photographs are carefully ...

Color Trends of 2017 (Using Natural Greens in Digital Design)

Color Trends of 2017 (Using Natural Greens in Digital Design)

The Color of the Year As a graphic, web or product designer, it’s as important to keep up with current color trends as it is for a clothing or interior designer. The ultimate arbiter of the newest color trends is, of course, Pantone, and for ...

Creating a Design Style Guide

Creating a Design Style Guide

Why Create a Design Style Guide? When you have a variety of different people (or even just two!) working on various elements of your brand identity, it’s important that everyone is all on the same page. Or pages. As in, the pages of your brand ...

Hygge in Graphic & Web Design

Hygge in Graphic & Web Design

Making hygge work in graphic or web design: Hygge (See Hygge on Wikipedia), the well-established Norwegian & Danish concept of warmth, togetherness, and coziness at home, has become a dominant design buzz word over the past couple of years, and it appears to have considerable staying ...