Does Your Design Follow The Right Story?

A recent thread on my small business forum reminded me of the need for every business to tell a unique story and even more to make sure your design tells that same story in every detail. This is the principle of unity to it’s highest degree. It’s the whole being more than the sum of the parts. It’s what ultimately makes for the best designs.
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Do You Design In The Browser?

With the move toward responsive websites, designs are being pushed to the prototype stage sooner in the process. We’re designing more in the browser. Or are we? Do Photoshop comps still have a place in the design process? Depends who you ask.
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9 Ways To Keep Your Creative Juices Flowing

If you engage in any kind of creative pursuit I’m sure you’ve gone through times where the ideas weren’t flowing and inspiration was nowhere to be found. This happens to all of us. How do you find ways to stay inspired and get the creative juices flowing again?
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More Thoughts About Paragraph Styling

A couple of weeks ago I asked if there was a better way to style paragraphs and mostly considered whether or not paragraphs should be indicated with an extra line space or an indent. This post is a follow up to some of the comments on that one.
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How To Design In An Unknowable Canvas

For years designers have been following the canon of page construction put forth by Jan Tschichold. The construction works well in print where the canvas is fixed and known. The situation on the web is very different and something new is required.
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