Buttons are an essential part of design. They are pieces that help guide the user and therefore should be an obvious yet invisible part of design.

Be Consistent

We all know that being consistent is a very important part of UI design but as I said in my last post…


I recently saw that there was a study done and the results conclude that people will decide whether they like a website or not in just 50 milliseconds.

This is shockingly fast and this is why the look and feel of the sites we make are so important as well…


Diversity and inclusion are hot words right now and they seem to be at the forefront of conversations. I think this is really important for many reasons. Inclusive designs make people feel seen and validated. When we search for icons for example we are met with the stereotype. For example…


We all know how much color impacts our design and it’s funny how much everything that is going on in the world impacts how we use color. We all know the rundown ‘color has meaning and we use it to evoke feeling with our audience and how they perceive our…


I was recently reading an article about the upcoming prediction of UI trends for 2021 and I came across an interesting one. The author predicts that Illustrations will take more of a backseat and real-life photos will become more popular in designs. …


As designers, we spend a lot of time on the computer using our digital programs to do our work. I often find myself using the computer more than paper and pencil which may be stifling my creativity. …


Navigating when things need to stand out can sometimes be a journey. Sometimes there is a client that wants each element to ‘stand out’. As designers, we know that there must be a visual hierarchy in our work. We have to work with our client to have them understand that…


It’s no secret that a lot of the brainstorming meetings can go stale quite quickly and often don’t lead anywhere. There were many sessions that I was part of where I felt that they could be facilitated better. …


Logo design can be a long journey to finally getting ‘the one’. There are a thousand factors to consider but most of all you want to make sure it represents your company and speaks to your consumer. …


We all love gifs and usually use them for memes and jokes but you can use them to help support your marketing. You can harness gifs to connect with your audience and also make information more engaging for them.

Show more of who you are as a brand.

Gifs are…

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