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Instantly Improve Your Brand Designs With the Golden Ratio

You may remember learning about the Golden Ratio in your high school geometry class, but did you know that if you use those… Read More

What Marketers Can Learn From The Worst Higher Education Website Ever

It seemed highly unlikely that web brutalism, a design style that is intentionally clunky, ugly and outdated, would ever be… Read More

13 Microsites Designed to do One Thing: Recruit Students

Sometimes in higher education there are forces with competing priorities. Just sometimes, though. The stronger those forces are, the harder it is to create a… Read More

Preparing Your Website For Voice-Recognition Usability

As an English native living in America who’s accent can often be hard for technology to understand, this is a bit of a… Read More

Websites That Create an Experience

When creating a website you need to find a balance between conveying information and providing an experience. With a more informational website you… Read More

Make Your Webpages Talk, With Chatbots

In the past, chatbots have been far too easy to troll to work well. With misguided answers and questionable user intentions, conversations between people and bots… Read More

2014 Web Design Trends

The web-design landscape is continuously changing as designers and developers experiment and techniques go in and out of fashion. Remember the wet-floor effect? Parallax Scrolling?… Read More

Web Design Best Practices with Browser Diet

I was bouncing around the internet this morning (yes, bouncing) looking through my usual RSS, techy-news sites and Google+ when I stumbled on a link… Read More

Modern Web Design: Should Everything Be Responsive?

By Andres Zapata, EVP of Strategy and Professor at Maryland Institute College of Art Logically, the right answer is “No.” But emotionally, the answer is… Read More

PHP errors for designers (the appendix)

One of the hardest things for me to learn is to read error messages and translate them into something meaningful that leads me to a… Read More