Posts in Design
Common Web Design Terms Cheat Sheet (Free Download!)

If you’ve ever been in a meeting or on a call with your web designer and not understood anything that they’re saying, you’re not alone. There are tons of web design terms used to describe both the design process and the website itself.

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My 5 favorite ShowIt Web Designers

Showit may not be a name that you hear often but it’s become extremely popular lately in the world of websites. This is a third-party platform that helps you customize your site without moving your blog from the platform you may be used to—Wordpress.

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My One-Stop Shop For All Things Design

If you’re a creative and you haven’t heard of Creative Market, I’m here to ease you out of that rock you’re living under! Just kidding (kind of), but this is one of my favorite resources to use when I’m stuck spinning my creative wheels.

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How to Provide Designers with Good Feedback (And Stay on Schedule!)

When I was younger, I would take personal offense to my work being critiqued because, well, we all know how much blood, sweat and tears go into a passion project. Now that I’m older (and maybe a hint wiser) it’s easier to see the feedback process as more of a connection with the client, as well as a learning opportunity and ultimately creating a project that they love.

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Why You Need A Color Palette for your Brand (Plus 5 Free Color Palettes to Steal!)

One of the best parts of my job is seeing a brand come to life. The #1 decision I think an owner should make is distinguishing what colors represent their brand. Are they light, airy and bright or are they moody, mysterious and natural? Today, we’re going to break down how to figure this out!

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Introducing the Resources Page (Plus a Peek at my Favorite Branding Designers)

Today, we’re talking all things resources! It’s recently come to my attention that we’re all in the same boat here—somewhat guessing as we make decisions for our business and future of our business while writing down half sentences of ideas and trying to dissect them later.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Graphic Designers

Since the age of 12, I knew I wanted to be a creator. After starting my own knitting business in middle school (well, once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur), my favorite part of the process was creating my logo in Microsoft Word. Yes, you read that right. Before I understood all of the possibilities and resources available to me, my journey started in Word.

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2-Minute Guide To Basic Design Principles

When it comes to design, people get a little weary. But, just because you didn't go to art school or study design in college doesn't mean you can't kick butt with basic design princples. Below are three categories of design: typography, color and layout. Follow these guidelines and you'll quickly realize that design ain't got nothin' on you, boo.

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