Category: Design


What Web Designers Should Learn from Nature

Mother Nature is actually pretty awesome. She has given us color, texture, line, form, shape, balance and patterns. And from all of these come human art forms like drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, architecture, and graphics. And nature is ambiguous too....

/ July 13, 2015

7 Reasons Why Web Designers Need to Embrace Their Inner Gordon Gekko

Remember Wall Street? Long before Leo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort (The Wolf of Wall Street, in case you’ve been living under a rock), Gordon Gekko, played by a young and suave Michael Douglas, was the banker king. These days the character’s...

/ June 17, 2015
freelancing job boards

Need a Job or a Freelancing Gig? Here are 15 Job Boards to Look At

Are you sick and tired of being chained to a desk and working with people that you do not really get along with? Perhaps you are just fed up with commuting to work and having to face the crowds day...

/ April 17, 2015
Be Theme

Be: Increase your Productivity Level as a Web Designer

Compromising quality should never be an option for any web design challenge. If you want to start working with multiple clients at the same time, then expanding your web design expertise is not a nice-to-have anymore, it’s a must-have. The...

/ March 19, 2015
fill up your portfolio

15 Design Ideas to Fill Up Your Portfolio

The present age of design continues to be increasingly competitive. As a designer, you need to meet or raise the bar continuously to keep visitors intrigued and fascinated enough to check out your portfolio. However, not every designer has a...

/ February 4, 2015
Business Card Trends

What Were the Top Business Card Trends of 2014?

In many arenas, 2014 was an excellent year for innovative design. Minimalism invaded every outlet from web to advertising, responsive design improved, and design in all aspects became more about user comprehension. Business cards were among the formats that received...

/ January 12, 2015
design advice

The Best Pieces of Advice Every Designer Needs to Know

For budding designers or newbies, one advice from a pro can change the course of their careers. Producing ideas isn’t normally the problem – designers, newbie or seasoned, have plenty of that. Usually, it’s the self-doubt that creeps in, second-guessing...

/ January 6, 2015
well designed things

20 Everyday Little Things Left Unnoticed

“The little things.” Most of the time this phrase is used to describe why a relationship works or not. Like a conversation between two friends: Friend: What makes him the best boyfriend in the world? Girlfriend: It’s the “little things.”...

/ December 18, 2014
pairing fonts

What You Ought to Know About Pairing Fonts

Pairing fonts? Yes, in design, knowing which fonts work well together is a very important step in creating a work that is visually appealing. Typography or the arrangement of typefaces and the matching and pairing of types is something that...

/ November 12, 2014

Getting Over My Fear of A Creative Drought

I’ve been a designer for almost my entire life, dating back to 28 years ago this coming weekend, when I made my first logo in a kitchen in eastern Ohio. For the better part of my career, I wrestled with...

/ July 28, 2014