Tips and Tricks for Stock Image Searches

In my previous blog post, I discuss different types of stock image sources and give some general guidance regarding where to begin. Let’s say you’ve now chosen a stock photo website as a starting point—what happens next? That single website … Read more

Categories: Visual Design

A Guide to Stock Image Sources

Photography is one of the most important elements when it comes to establishing and communicating your brand effectively. Chances are, if you’ve ever had to design a website or put together a brochure for a client, you’ve needed to gather … Read more

Categories: Visual Design

What “good” looks like in presentation design

Clients often come to us seeking help with the craft of writing and designing presentations, so we thought we’d share some of our core principles. We’ve assembled these, along with specific tips that you can put into practice right now. … Read more

Categories: Visual Design

2021 Design Trends for a Changing World

Check out and share our downloadable summary guide on this blog post. Every year, we see the same smattering of posts throughout the design world talking about the top trends to look out for the following year. These trends tend … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Remixing UX – Ideal Times to “Mash Up” the Process

A key trait of a successful UX designer is the ability to think outside of the box. This is especially true behind-the-scenes, where we must navigate through a series of hurdles before a final experience is delivered.  To effectively communicate … Read more

Categories: Experience Design

Lose the jargon and remind yourself that you know how to tell a good story

“Storytelling” has quickly become one of those business buzzwords, joining the ranks of “innovation” and “agile” — terms that are overused (and often misused) to the point of becoming meaningless. That being said, storytelling is actually a pretty important part … Read more

Categories: Digital Marketing

4 ways to make Frankenstein-ing design concepts less scary

Does this sound familiar?  “The illustrative approach and the photography approach are both great…but we’re so torn! So go ahead and combine them into a single design. Thanks!” Presenting multiple design directions is a way to showcase how a successful … Read more

Categories: Visual Design

UX and Story

The most powerful way to connect with another person is through storytelling. It’s a fundamental way that we, as humans, are programmed in order to relate to the world and the information we receive. The user experience process is always … Read more

Categories: Experience Design, Visual Design

Icebreakers, When Done Right, Can Make All the Difference

It may sound corny, but I have a soft spot for icebreakers. Like you, I’ve sat through my share of icebreaker activities where I’ve either dreaded my turn to speak, or twiddled my thumbs as I counted down how many … Read more

Categories: Cloudberry

How We Test for Accessibility

We have covered some of the ways in which we build for accessibility in our previous blog post. However, just building what you think is an accessible website doesn’t imply that your website is, in fact, accessible—you need to test. … Read more

Categories: Technology