DESIGN

DESIGN

I usually hate “best of” lists. But this one, 40 Amazing Ecommerce Websites (via Oberlo) is a good example of what happens when stop using templates and get very, very creative.
Stats vs. Design

Stats vs. Design

I’m not really into “top 10” lists of anything, really. But this one quote caught my eye: “I think we’re in an age of user feedback that drives well-optimised but increasingly generic executions,” argues Simon Gater, creative director and...
Unsplash, Thank You!

Unsplash, Thank You!

As I become more interested in Print on Demand (PoD) technology, I also find that my design and creative mind is along for the journey I am not a graphic designer. Or a designer at all. I’m a language guy. I’m finding that design and art function a lot...
The Boring Bits: Hosting & Domains

The Boring Bits: Hosting & Domains

A client recently requested that they move off Shopify and onto WordPress. I’m happy to help with technical issues for my clients, but as I dug around for hosting plans and domain registrations, a few things became very clear: Managed WordPress Hosting For...
Color Theory

Color Theory

It’s a basic knowledge that goes a long way. That beautiful blue flower you see in the garden in real life is going to look very, very different when it is rendered in CMYK on a t-shirt. There are literally thousands of apps that assist in mitigating this difference (or manipulating it all together). 

ABOUT: The Inner Space Collection

ABOUT: The Inner Space Collection

Try this: make a copy of your page and eliminate all design features: video, formatting, shiny things and all. Does the remaining written text compel you or anyone to buy what you’re selling? Does it explain what the thing is? What it does? What is your unique proposition? Clear? OK, NOW add things that only reinforce that core message.