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12 Simple Strategies All Memorable Brands Use To Leave a Lasting Impression

Learn from the biggest brands in the industry and leave a lasting impression with your customers using these 12 simple strategies. Read more at designschool.canva.com.

“Whether it is on the phone, tablet or computer you are reading this on, or if it’s the publisher’s logo on the spine of a book, or a manufacturer’s mark on the bottom of a coffee cup. Brands are everywhere, so making your brand stand out from the rest is a tricky task.”


How the Bucks’ redesign was born

Check out this behind-the-scenes look at the re-branding of the Milwaukee Bucks. Read more about it on espn.com.

“Uniform and logo designs are usually attributed to faceless corporations or leagues. You know the usual sound bites: “Nike designed these uniforms,” or “The NFL created this logo.” It’s rare that the specific people involved in a sports design project are identified, and rarer still that those people are made available to discuss their work.”


Flat Design vs. Material Design: How Are They Different?

Check out this interesting article discussing the distinct and yet comparable differences between flat and material design. Read more at designmodo.com.

“Two similar design styles, one based on the other. One the “hot new thing,” one — some speculate — on its way toward becoming a passing fad. One a spontaneously-adapted design trend, the other a purpose-built set of guidelines. You’re probably familiar with the conflict between flat and material design by now.”


Website Backup Scam

Have you received one of these invoices in the mail claiming that you owe money for website backup services? Well, this is a SCAM. A few of our clients have contacted us with concerns over these invoices and we would like to inform everyone that it is a big, fat scam. And a cleaver one at that! Please shred and/or disregard these invoices. Check out the comments on Yelp of others who have received simular invoices. If you feel inclined to do so, you can report this fraudulent activity to the Federal Trade Commission by using the information below.


Federal Trade Commission
If you have a complaint about any type of consumer fraud, including any type of mass-marketing fraud, you can file a complaint through a toll-free Consumer Help Line, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357) or online with the Federal Trade Commission

Why Good Website Design Matters for Every Business

Check out this article by Design Shack that details how important it is for a business to have a well designed website. Read more here.

“Good website design is a must in today’s highly visual market. The way your site looks tells users whether they want to interact or do business with you in just a fraction of a second. One glance can turn someone into a customer, or force that person to click away.”

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Tips for Designing Vertical Website Navigation Menus

Check out these tips for incorporating vertical navigation menus in your next website design project! Read more here at WebdesignLedger.com.

“Whether you’re a curious new designer or an experienced professional the subject of vertical navigation is an exquisite talking point. It seems like the very idea of vertical page elements would break a cardinal rule in the field of web design.”


Inspiration – Web Design Layouts with Angled Lines

Check out these cool web design layouts that incorporate angled lines in it’s design! Read more at Line25.com.

“Website layout designs naturally tend to make use of horizontal and vertical lines due to the blocky nature of the coding behind them, but designers are breaking free from these constraints by using dynamic angles in their designs. Sometimes these angled lines are simply background images created in Photoshop, but others are animated elements made directly in code.”


Net Neutrality Wins!

The FCC voted Thursday to protect an open internet! What this means is that internet service providers, like Comcast and AT&T, under the new regulations can not give preferential treatment to content providers, like Netflix or Hulu, by allowing them to pay for faster internet. This would have left individual who couldn’t afford to pay more for faster internet left with a slower internet speed. Which isn’t very fair. With the new regulations everyone will have equal access to fast internet without bias. To learn more about net neutrality check out this 65 second video below.


Best Practices for Accordion Interfaces in Web Design

Check out this article about the best practices for creating Accordion Interfaces in Web Design, posted by Webdesign Ledger!

“The word “accordion” typically conjures a mental image of your favorite polka band. Although polka music can offer a rip-snorting good time, the term is associated with something different in the realm of web design. User interface accordions might refer to menus, widgets, or content areas which expand like the musical instrument. These interfaces have grown a lot more popular in recent years with the expansion of JavaScript and more prominently jQuery.”


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