Designers use wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to speed up the design process as a whole. These three design aids can be a source of confusion. They are not one and the same thing, yet their names are often used interchangeably. To set the record straight: A wireframe is a low-fidelity representation of a design. It is…Continue Reading “Valuable Prototyping Tools That will Speed up Your Work”

There is one good piece of news for anyone launching a new business – you do not need to spend a small fortune making a great-looking logo. When you see the montage of logo’s above, some of the most iconic names in the digital world plus some of the oldest blue-chip brands have logos that…Continue Reading “How to get a Professional Looking Logo on a Shoestring Budget”

Instagram, Flickr, Pinterest, Tumblr… the advent of photo-heavy apps and social networking sites reinvigorated an interest in great photography at a time when advances in digital photography have significantly reduced the cost to access high-quality photography tools. Smartphones come standard with cameras, and enterprising amateur photographers can even invest in lenses for these devices, and…Continue Reading “Showcasing High-Res Photography: Design Tips & Tricks”

Is your site prepared for the often frustrating world of SEO? Most people interested in building a site have heard of WIX, but we’ve seen some questions regarding the effectiveness of WIX’s SEO. That got us thinking about it, because many people run sites on WIX, and it would be a shame if they found…Continue Reading “WIX Website Builder Review: Does WIX Have What it Takes to Strengthen Your SEO?”

Whenever I talk to someone who wants to make a free blog, I direct them to WordPress, Blogger or Tumblr. All of these are pretty easy to handle, and the users can find tons of articles, documentation and other details for learning how to post, edit images, handle comments and design the frontend. The main…Continue Reading “Mozello Website Builder Makes Waves with Free Blogging, Ecommerce and Ad-Free Interfaces”

The majority of work for most design and development companies comes from small business clients, and while these may be our bread and butter assignments, there’s always going to be times when you’ll hunger for something more substantial.  If you’re lucky enough, big business will find you, and when it does, you need to be…Continue Reading “Designing for Big Business (How it’s Different)”