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We engage our clients in a very similar, albeit more expansive workshop to immerse ourselves in their brand and project needs at the beginning of an engagement.
Pseudo elements let us add visual enhancements to HTML elements without additional markup. They enhance content, add visual cues, and create performant animations, all within our CSS.
Whitespace is an invaluable asset to design. It can have a huge influence on overall site usability, which ultimately impacts the success of organizational goals.
We recently worked with Zeppelin Development in Denver, to design a site for one of their events spaces. This project gave us room to explore a few ideas before landing on the final design.
Given a style guide and a few sites in the Zeppelin canon, we had plenty of design work to pull from. We decided to try a new direction for Zeppelin, playing off of the flexibility of the event space, using “space” itself as a defining characteristic of the design.
Last week we launched Connect4Learning, the first component of a multi-staged rollout for a groundbreaking interdisciplinary prekindergarten curriculum by Kaplan Early Learning Company.
The time of Designers handing off full page comps is long gone. As front-end development shifts to more modular approaches, designers must change their processes to better collaborate in this new ecosystem. How does a designer ensure front-end developers carry through those important details that make a design unique? Being able to define — in concrete terms — the details that make up a design is key to successfully implementing that design.
Photoshop presents a handful of limitations when it comes to getting your ideas out. I don’t even want to mention how the general tidiness of my layers suffers when I’m in serious idea-barf mode. Luckily, there’s another, less complicated option: sketching.
User surveys are just one tool you can use to understand user preferences that can lead to a successful design.
Giving feedback is a crucial part of a collaborative creative process, and the amount of thought invested in that feedback can greatly affect the success of a project.