Design Etiquette

As children, we are taught to use "please" and "thank you" as well as other phrases that demonstrate proper etiquette. As adults, we have internalized these basic rules but we sometimes don't consider how etiquette may also play a part in our everyday work interactions. The truth is, workplace etiquette is just as important as everyday etiquette. 

SVG's and BADCamp

SVG, or Scalable Vector Graphic, is a unique format for screens compared to its counterparts of PNG, JPEG, and others. An SVG is different because of the functionality offered on things such as a website or an app. The properties of an SVG can change depending on what the creator wants; it can be as simple as a height change without it becoming pixelated or for it to be animated.

What is the Design Process from Start to Finish?

The Design Process

The design processes for every company are actually more similar to each other than you’d think. Each process generally follows the same set of steps across the board. When designing a website, there are quite a few things to consider: the client’s vision, your capabilities, and the cost of the service. To determine these things, we’ve put together the process we’ve used for the past 10 years from start to finish.

Building Customer Trust Through UX

What is the main component that determines a business's success or failure?

If you answered trust, you are correct. The relationship between you and your customers is the same as any other relationship. Without trust, the relationship ultimately fails. In a business, that means you lose customers. In the days when most business relationships took place in person, building trust was a lot easier. Today, you may never come face-to-face with the majority of those you do business with, but that means trust is even more important.

Choosing Imagery For Your Blog

For blogs, imagery is a tool that helps or hinders your blog. To ensure your blog benefits your readers make sure your images are appealing to them. Here are some tips to help you get started:

Think Unique

People have gotten used to seeing stock images again and again. If you can take photos or design graphics, then that can be used to your advantage to make your brand stand out from the crowd. Your graphics will be noticed and have a stronger impact on your visitors.

Our Web Design Pet Peeves

Good web design requires more than making your website look pretty. Sometimes making things look good can cause issues with users. Let's take a few minutes to explore what you are doing on your website that may be driving visitors away.

Knowledge is power, as they say, and knowing what not to do helps you choose the right moves. Here are our greatest pet peeves.

Details of Web Design

There is no arguing that content is the most important part of your website. This can cause some people to incorrectly think that design does not matter much. The details in web design are what send subtle messages when a visitor clicks onto a page. Because, the design elements also determine what a visitor will most likely see, here are some of the most important web design elements that you cannot overlook:

How To Improve Your Website's Design

Regardless of what you do or create in life, there is always room for improvement. Your website is no different. New technology, consumer preferences, and the growth of your business all make it necessary to review your site and refine it to the best it can be. Here are some of the most common ways you can improve your website to make it a better place for your visitors.

The Benefits of Reading Good Design Articles

Good creative web design articles can provide a lot of things, depending what the topic is concerning. Most importantly they help website creators bridge the gap between conceptual ideas of how a website should work, with the reality of what gets readers to look at, use, and repeatedly visit a site (i.e., traffic). After all, what’s the point of building a website if there’s no one available to read and utilize what it offers?

Teaching the End Goal