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How Google Fonts is Changing the Web

It seems like only yesterday the web was filled with boring, standard fonts. To make sure your fonts showed up across the greatest number of users, designers were forced to limit their website's font choices to those most commonly found on the computer. With the...

Reaching the Finish Line

When working on any project, reaching the finish line and getting the project complete and launched on the web is always the ultimate goal.While working to get their websites done, occasionally some people start to feel that their project will never be “complete”...

Why Negative Space is Positive Space

Negative space is the space not occupied with text, images or other visual elements. It is commonly referred to as “white space”, but it doesn’t mean that negative spaces are all white in color. It refers to a space regardless if it is white or not. Many clients...

Design For the Present But Plan For the Future

I often ask my clients why they are redesigning their site and get an answer of, “it’s time to modernize”. I also often get asked “How can I grow into this new site?”. As a business you have to design for the present and plan for the future in everything that you do....

Keeping Viewers Interested

You’ve decided that you are going to get a custom website created for your company. You are probably wondering how to keep your customers and viewers interested in your site and how to continue to drive in traffic. In the “Web World” there are a couple of basic ways...

Style With Images

One of the best ways to add depth and “pop” to your site is through stylish imagery that is bright, colorful, and attracts attention to the people viewing it. When considering what imagery you should choose for your website, there are a few things to keep in mind that...

Architecture of Your Website

The overall architecture of your site affects your users’ ability to find the information they are looking for and engage with your business effectively. How do you know if your site has information architecture problems? Ask yourself these questions: From the home...

Does My Site Need to Be Redone?

This is a question we hear a lot and it needs to be answered before you start buying websites or paying some company by the hour to “optimize” your site.We’re experts on website design and people often come to us to find out if their website needs to be redone, or...

Working With Your Design Team

So you've decided to create or redesign your website and have chosen a design company…what now? The first thing that you need to do is get in contact with your design team. There are a few things to keep in mind though when you are working with them. The first thing...

The Power of Visual Hierarchy

One problem I see all too often in websites is the failure to use good hierarchy. Visual hierarchy is the most important principle of web design. It’s the order in which the human eye perceives what it sees. Essentially which things visually stand out as having the...

Trust Your Team

I remember as a kid when I went to summer camp we did this “trust” exercise where we were broken into groups of people. Often times we were put with people we didn’t know and then asked to fall into the crowd. Looking back it seems silly, but at the time I didn’t know...

How Fonts Affect Your Users Experience

Recently, Researchers at MIT conducted a study which proved that fonts can impact how we feel. A bad font can make us unconsciously feel bad, while a good font can make us happy. We relate fonts and font styles to our past experiences. This is often influenced by the...

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