3 tips for managing lots of WordPress sites
Inspiration for creating delightful microinteractions on your site
The best free fonts to download in 2017
  • 3 tips for managing lots of WordPress sites

    January 19, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you’re managing lots of WordPress sites, it’s quite the task just to keep track of them all, let alone do the design work you were hired to do. You’ll be juggling multiple deadlines, working with lots of clients, and managing several employees, all while trying to keep those creative juices flowing. If you’re not prepared…

  • Inspiration for creating delightful microinteractions on your site

    January 18, 2017 by Sophia Dagnon

    Landing on a great WordPress site feels like finding money you forgot about when you reach inside your pocket. It’s unexpected, but familiar. It loads fast, looks amazing, and can completely make your day. The whole experience is incredibly well thought out. You don’t even start scribbling down ideas of how you can implement this…

  • The best free fonts to download in 2017

    January 17, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    As any designer knows, the font you choose for a design can make or break the project. It’s critical that your font choice conveys the correct emotion you’re trying to evoke. Some script fonts, for example, may look sophisticated and elegant, while others look sloppy and messy. Clients may not understand the difference between a serif…

  • The key to managing freelance projects while you work full-time

    January 16, 2017 by Ashley Gainer

    The side gig. Whether you just want some extra cash or you dream of building your own empire and becoming your own boss, managing freelance projects isn’t always easy. There’s a learning curve. There’s the need to market yourself, which is a struggle for a lot of people. There’s the need to deal with business…

  • The best 2016 Year in Review sites

    January 13, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    Year in Review sites never fail to push the boundaries of design, making them wonderful sources of inspiration. From fabulous layouts with effective hierarchy to inspiring graphics and photography, these microsites always seem to find a way to do it all (and make it work well). To kick off the new year, check out some of our…

  • 17 inspiring web design conferences to attend in 2017

    January 12, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    Web design conferences are the perfect venue for learning new tricks, making real connections, and finding inspiration to achieve all of your wildest design dreams this year. From small local events to some of the largest conferences in the world, there are lots and lots to choose from. Whether you’re ready to try talking at…

  • The art of web design project estimations

    January 11, 2017 by David Yarde

    It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned industry vet or a newcomer to the field, estimating projects isn’t an easy task. In fact it’s one most creatives dread doing. If you’re like me, you’d prefer to just let your creativity flow instead. The thing is, designing and building experiences requires prudent planning when it comes…

  • Why you need a WordPress staging area and how to use one

    January 10, 2017 by Morgan Ryan

    When you manage a WordPress site, eventually there will come a day when you need to make some changes to it. That could mean just some simple tweaks to the theme or an update to a plugin, but either way, your site will change just a bit. And when you have to make those updates, it…

  • 7 tips to help you create an amazing logo design

    January 6, 2017 by Joanne Amos

    Many people mistakenly believe designing a logo is one of the easier design jobs out there. Slap a couple of different fonts together, add a shape or two, and there you go! How wrong they are. Although a logo is a fairly small part of your website, it represents your entire company or brand, and…

  • To create a happier design team, turn your UX design process inward

    January 5, 2017 by Shanon Marks

    Your people are not your products. They’re the geniuses behind your product. True, sometimes the products themselves are amazing, like Apple iPhones or Nike sneakers. But here’s a secret: The magic isn’t in the sneaker; it’s in the people who designed it. As designers, we often obsess over how our work affects customers. We have…

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