How to Choose a Design Portfolio Platform that’s Right for You
Mar19

How to Choose a Design Portfolio Platform that’s Right for You

Guest post by Tudor Stanescu A common saying in design circles states that a proper online portfolio can make or break a career. Your portfolio basically encompasses who you are and what you do, and can either entice or repel a potential client. Books always get judged by their covers, and as a designer, you’ll be judged by the work you put up on display. So, how do you want to be known? Purpose and Presence First and foremost,...

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How To Become A User Interface Designer
Feb27

How To Become A User Interface Designer

Guest post by Nicholas Walker Once you start researching design as a profession, you’ll quickly be confused by the number of titles thrown around. In addition to creating physical things, present-day designers deal with software solutions and digital technologies. User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) designers are among the latest to appear and the most perspective professions....

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5 Golden Rules of Logo Design
Feb22

5 Golden Rules of Logo Design

Guest post by Henna Ray Do you know what makes the unique thumbprint of your business? It is the tiny insignia that you use on your website, letterhead, business card, and many other items. It is the logo that works as the face of your brand and cast the first spell of an impression on your prospects. Given that, the design of a logo holds great importance. Creating it requires much more attention than just graphic design. Like any...

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Starter Toolkit for Web Designers
Feb20

Starter Toolkit for Web Designers

Guest post by Lauren Adley If you are thinking about entering the world of web design, an interesting, creative, and highly productive field, have we got the news for you. In this day and age, entering a creative industry has become easier than ever. With so many powerful tools and resources available, a road from a beginner to a pro has now become a less demanding and time-consuming process than it’s ever been before. You want your...

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7 Common Mistakes with Landing Page Design
Feb06

7 Common Mistakes with Landing Page Design

Guest post by Freddie Tubbs Landing page builders are more and more common these days, and although this is a great tool to use, it’s risky to assume no additional design work should go into the page. Whether the landing page is templates based or your own creation, you still need to make design decisions to optimize your landing pages. There are a few common mistakes that are seen regularly; this article will help point these...

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How Amazon Made Me a Better Designer
Feb01

How Amazon Made Me a Better Designer

Guest post by Lexie Lu Back in 1999, Amazon was a small online book retailer. Today, it’s the fourth-largest company in the world and serves billions of people globally. To get an idea of just how large Amazon is, consider its Seattle headquarters employs about 7.5 percent of city residents, or approximately 40,000 people. That must drive a lot of coffee sales. In 2017, Amazon’s net sales were $178 billion, with an...

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