2014 Design Trend: Hierarchy of Content

It’s quite apparent that flat design will dominate in 2014 design trends. And the concept and principles that apply to flat design fit under the umbrella of hierarchy of content. Considering the hierarchy of content in the initial stages of design has always been the traditional approach to the design process. But how that hierarchy of […]

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Drupal vs. WordPress: Which CMS is Right For Your Website?

So, your company is itching to upgrade its website. You’ve done your due diligence and you’ve chosen a course of action that includes using a CMS (Content Management System) as the framework to build your website. There’s a good chance you’ve narrowed it down to the two most popular CMS options available today: Drupal or […]

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Are Infographics Effective? Your Brain says “Yes”

Everyone loves a good infographic. Complex information translated into a visually compelling, easily digestible little information snack? Hard to top. So are infographics effective? Yes. But those informative little eye candies often take a deceptive amount of time, effort, and expense to create. Why make an infographic when you could simply use a bulleted list and/or […]

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Flat Design vs. Skeuomorphism: Pros and Cons

The battle between Flat design and Skeuomorphism rages on. It started in the mid 2000’s when Microsoft brought in flat design with their Metro Design implementation. Apple had a major push to change their iOS7 and brought a lot of discussion about flat design in 2013. Apple didn’t completely do away with skeuomorphic icons, but […]

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A Smarter Workflow: Designing in the Browser

In the early days of web design, when sites were beginning to show visual appeal (as opposed to the former stark white page, or horribly tiling background and blue and purple links), Adobe Photoshop was designers’ software of choice. The Workflow of Yore The workflow for web design generally looked something like this: The designer […]

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