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Designing Patterns: The Biggest Web Trend of 2015

Incorporating some aspect of pattern design in website design seems to be the newest trend in webdesign right now. Check out a few examples of how to incorporate this trend into you next design project. Read more at

“2015 has inherited a lot of trends from previous years, there’s been a steady evolution of ideas — Flat Design into Material Design for example — but nothing as revolutionary as Responsive Design. Patterns serve a variety of purposes, from communicating a brand value, to adding motion to an interface, to enlivening the simple blocks of color that flat design favors. And the use of patterns, although not scientifically categorizable, falls into one of five broad and inter-related categories.”

Robintek – Client Spotlight – Camp Akita


Camp Akita is a fantastic summer camp located 45 miles southeast of Columbus in Logan, Ohio. With 1200 acres of land, Camp Akita has plenty of room to accommodate events for kids, church retreats, school field trips as well as Corporate group retreats.

Here’s what Scott Walker, Director of Camp Akita, had to say about the work we did.

“Joe and the rest of the Robintek staff completely redesigned our website from dull, boring and hard to use into the best summer camp website I have ever seen. I told them the feeling I wanted when someone landed on our page and they nailed it.” Read more here!

Scott Walker
Director of Camp Akita


Beautiful Examples of Photo Manipulation

Photo Manipulation is that process of changing an original photograph and manipulating (changing) it into a photograph that is unlike the original peace. With that being said please take a look at these spellbinding examples of photo manipulation by Ukraine artist, Oleg Oprisco. This fine art photographer captures the whimsy and beauty in everyday moments in life. If you’re interested in learning more about this artist check out his interview with Enjoy!

Best Twitter Practices for Improving Visibility

Improving visibility is very difficult task to accomplish as a freelance designer. This makes it hard to gain more work and experience. To help out with this, check out this post about improving your visibility on Twitter by Vandelay Design!

“One of the best ways for freelance graphic designers and web developers to gain exposure online is with social media. Twitter is an especially successful avenue simply because it is such a common platform. Freelancers, big and small businesses, non-profit organizations, retailers, individuals – Twitter is full of world-wide activity, across every industry.”

13 Beautiful Examples of Colorful Websites

If you’re in need of some inspiration, here is a showcase of websites that make great use of colors in their design. Check them all out here.

“Coming up with the right color palette for a web design can be one of the most important parts of the design process, and also one of the most difficult. Usually existing branding has the biggest influence on what colors are used, but other factors can come into play as well.”

-Gisele Muller

13 Examples of Illustrations and Hand Drawn Elements in Web Design

Here is a great showcase of websites that use illustrations as a major part of their design. Check them all out here!

“Illustrations and hand drawn elements can add personality to a website while grabbing the user’s attention. And as long as you don’t turn your page into an illustration frenzy, there are several ways to incorporate these elements in your project.”

-Gisele Muller

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