Look-Alike Logos: How to Avoid Them

You have just come up with a great idea for a logo design — cool! However, you find out later that your design looks very much like another logo — not cool. The fact is, even if you think that your design is original, there is a big chance that somewhere,...

Logo Systems: Creating Dynamic Images

In the past, when people hear the word “logo,” they typically think of a static, two-dimensional image that appears on a product, billboard, or building. It rarely changes its appearance and stays the same for quite a long time. On the other hand, these days, the...

“Gendered” Design: Designing for Him and Her

Although most websites are designed for everyone, there are some that are created specifically for either a male or female audience. In this article, you will learn about what men and women are generally looking for in a website. In turn, knowing about this can help...

Writing Tips Every Designer Should Know

One important aspect of web design is the written text or content of a website. Many designers are concerned about the overall layout and appearance of their websites, but not everybody focuses on the written aspects of their work. This is a huge mistake as there are...

Why Invest in a Good Logo?

Some people say that logos do not have to cost that much. It is just a “simple” drawing after all; a sketch, a symbol. Anyone can do it, so why spend money on it? They couldn’t be more wrong. Yes, anyone can make a logo. However, not everyone can make a GOOD logo. The...

How NOT to Design a Logo

Previous posts have talked about logo shapes, creating unique and memorable designs, and other related topics. This article, however, will focus on the biggest mistakes you could ever make in designing a logo, and how to avoid them: Too many fonts A logo is a symbol....

Creating Catchy Social Media Posts

An earlier post talked about social media and how it can help make your logo and brand more visible online. Without a doubt, everyone, including you, should be taking advantage of social media’s ability to reach a wider audience. However, it is not enough to just post...

5 Common Website Mistakes to Avoid

With so many design tools available today, creating a website is something that almost anyone can do. However, not everyone knows how to produce an excellent website, and some end up making mistakes that could drive visitors away. This article points out five of the...

The Creative Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

Without a doubt, web designers are expected to be familiar with the various platforms and technology required for creating a website. However, we mustn’t ever forget the number one ingredient behind any great design: creativity. Each designer has his or her own...

Boost Your Design Skills with These Tips

Whether you are an expert or a beginning designer, the number one thing that clients expect from you is this: convert online visitors into loyal customers. To do this, you need top-notch skills that not only enable you to create fantastic sites, but to attract...