30 Nov

3 Ways to Use Fonts on a Webpage

Susanna Oliver
Posted in: Design, UI Design, Web Development

Did you know that there are three different ways that fonts can be implemented into a website?

18 May

Where’s the Brief?

Jena LaPlante
Posted in: Digital Experience, Creative Strategy, Brand Strategy, Branding, Design, Design Thinking

Everyone loves the iconic “Where’s the BEEF?” commercials from Wendy’s, which became famous in the 1980s. But here is a better question when dealing with your business: "Where's the brief?"

29 Apr

Why Mood Boards Are Worth the Extra Time

Jena LaPlante
Posted in: Digital Experience, Creative Strategy, Brand Strategy, Branding, Design, Design Thinking

Mood boards. I love them. You’ll love what they can do.Why? As a graphic designer, using mood boards is one of the best ways for me to find a design direction. But more importantly, they help our clients decide what they are looking for – and articulate what they really want.

12 Nov

Back to Basics: User Interface Design 101

Laura Schjeldahl
Posted in: Digital Experience, User Experience (UX), Web, Design, Information Architecture, UI Design, Usability, User Interface

Need a refresher course on rudimentary rules of the web? You’re not alone. (Believe me … I’ve seen virtually everything.) Here’s an important list of dos (and don’ts) to make life easier for your users.

29 Oct

6 Reasons Why Responsive Design Is Critical to User Experience (UX)

Laura Schjeldahl
Posted in: Digital Experience, Mobile, User Experience (UX), Web, Design, Responsive Design

Web design is no longer one-size-fits-all. That “size” is responsive. Of course, sometimes building a separate website or application is the best option. If you have a captive audience (e.g., intranet or portal) and know which device(s) they will be using, you can design to those specifications. But for the majority of sites built today, responsive design is the Holy Grail.