Summer doldrums? Discover 5 ways to refresh your brand

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Summer is a time when business slows and you get a chance to make some of the changes you’ve been postponing. Maybe it’s time for a full brand reboot, a quick refresher, or just a few tweaks. Whatever the pick-me-up your brand needs, summer can be the perfect time to reposition yourself to meet future […]

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Designing for today’s rolling restaurants: A conversation with Simon Williams of “White Guy Cooks Thai”

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We’ve all seen them. Today’s food trucks offer everything from breakfast burritos to gourmet cupcakes. But have you ever thought about what goes into successful design for a restaurant on wheels?  We spoke with Simon Williams — owner and proprietor of “White Guy Cooks Thai,” a successful mobile dining enterprise in Australia — and got […]

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Sparkle on the 4th of July with Swiftly

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The 4th of July is all about fireworks, food, celebration and patriotic spirit. Team Swiftly is looking forward to celebrating and wants to help you get in the festive mood. For just $19, Swiftly will make your logo design, Facebook cover or Twitter background shine in under an hour. Simply upload your existing design and […]

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Entrepreneurship meets design: Your June tips from 99U

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In honor of our shared number, we’re teaming up with 99U once a month to bring you some of their best articles and insights. This time around we’ve handpicked articles to inspire and help boost your professional momentum. Learn how to attract more visitors to your website, build connections, and find out the many truths about the future […]

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The X Gene’s Simon Green on disrupting the film industry

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Simon Green is out to change the Australian film industry, one digital short at a time. After attending film school and realizing his love for big-time movie greats, he knew there was room for disruption in the land down under. Since then, he has worked hard to build his own video agency, in the hopes of […]

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Designing for navigability: 3 big wins… or epic fails

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There’s a very simple and overarching principal that governs website navigability: Give visitors a reason to stay, and whatever you do, don’t give them a reason to leave. There are few more surefire ways to alienate visitors to your site than poor navigability. So when designing for ease of use, keep in mind the first-time […]

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Getting the most from your app icon design

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We’ve all heard the phrase, “It’s the little things that count.” When designing an exciting new app, of course you want to focus on the big things, like functionality and uniqueness. But what about icon design? Seems obvious enough, yet it’s a facet of app design that’s all too often given scant attention in the […]

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The anatomy of an infographic

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Everybody loves a pretty picture – but when it comes to showcasing more complex content, how do you keep it short and sweet? Many companies turn to infographics as a way to simplify complicated information. By replacing charts with playful visuals and only showcasing the most important data, you can tell a better story that […]

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How to find your site’s biggest problems before you redesign

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So you’re in the market for a new website, eh? It’s exciting to redesign your site, and you’ve probably got a lot of ideas already about how to improve it. But how can you be sure that the new site will actually be better for your business than your current one is? If you haven’t […]

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Why consistent branding is critical

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Your brand is the public face of your business. Whether the primary point of contact between you and the consumer is through brick-and-mortar locations or via the web, maintenance of a consistent brand identity is essential. Conversely, weak or inconsistent branding can be disastrous. Here we’ll review the main benefits and value of consistent branding […]

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