amelias-conf Jul 17

Accessibility in Web Design: Webvisions Insights

Most people don’t think about accessibility in web design. Those that do think about it, think it’s either too big of a problem to solve, or something they can just include as a ‘quick fix’ at the end of a job. So argued Derek Featherstone as part of his talk on Accessibility in Web Design,...Read More

choice is bad Jun 13

Design Tip: Choice is Bad

We like to think that having a lot options will make us happier. But, in truth, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when we’re faced with too many choices. Nowhere is this more true than on the web. In this age of information overload––where we’re constantly being bombarded by emails, social media feeds, and instant messages––few...Read More

link-warning-signs Jun 4

Link of the Week: Inviting “Warning” Signs

Imagine you’re touring the grounds of a historic manor on the English countryside, and you pass a warning sign. It says, “Keep on the grass.” Yes, you did read that right. The National Trust (a conservation agency that protects England’s historic country houses) commissioned UK firm The Click Design to create a series of signs...Read More

education&economy May 31

Design Tip: Work in Themes

As an infographic designer, your job is to translate raw information into something that viewers can easily understand. But this isn’t always an easy feat to accomplish––especially when you’re working with a lot of data. So how can you create an infographic that is both packed with data and prevents information overload for your viewers?...Read More

look&cook May 24

Link of the Week: Look&Cook

Cooking isn’t always easy. And while there is an app for that (many apps actually), certain things––like needing to read recipes from far away or needing to touch the screen––can make using one seem like more trouble than its worth. But, this week, we found an app that may be a true aid in the...Read More

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