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The DVS team recently attended Midwest UX 2019 and gathered a variety of insights and knowledge on ethics and creativity in design.
French Paper has become the leader in their industry through innovative problem solving and having a passion for their carefully crafted product.
After listening to Jeff, we were able to focus on creating a more intuitive experience for his website and improving its SEO.
Augmented Reality isn't a brand new technology, but thanks to modern tools the tech are now in the hands of billions of people.
We love infographics and their usage over the last seven years has dramatically increased. But why do we gravitate towards them so much? In this post, I explore why we love infographics and scientifically assess why infographics work so well. And, yes, there are infographics.
What happens when a project's planned time frame and the time frame of reality don't line up? What can you do to plan for the surprises? These tips won't help you see the future but might give you a peak into how to expect the unexpected.
Apple announced the new iPhone 7 and it’s missing one thing we’ve all become used to.
Typefaces are fun, I promise. Choosing and using the right fonts in your visual communications strengthens your message and lends your brand more credibility. This article aims to help non-designers understand some basics about typefaces and why it's important to make thoughtful choices.
If you’re a creative-type who chose to follow your passion into the work world, it can be hard to keep that love strong rather than becoming luke-warm acceptance. Here are 5 tips to help you stay passionate in a creative job and maintain your career contentment.
I'm always looking to simplify and optimize my workflow. I've been intrigued by the concept of the Surface Pro for years but underwhelmed by graphics performance. Enter, the Surface Book.
What is CMYK? What does RBG have to do with prisms? Why is there a big block of color on my mug? All this and more in this post about the wonders of the color system!
People love critiquing new logo and branding designs on social media these days. While it's great having more people in on the discussion, is the medium facilitating constructive dialogue around client expectations and the educational role of designers? Don't make me laugh.
Whether you’re an experienced web designer or just starting out, having insight to good web design in your back pocket is a must. Check out our top 10 tips and let the creative process do the rest!
Designing (or redesigning) a logo can be a big undertaking. It's important to work with a professional that can give you perspective and realistic expectations for what you need and how to make it work for you.
When good design meets a good movie, a really great film is the result. The little details you might overlook are the real keys to what make these films so enjoyable. This list of top 10 movies will give you a bit of insight as to why a great film such a is a satisfying experience.
Design trends come and go and it's easy to get sucked into designing a 'flavor of the month' site. But sticking with tried and true design principles can help a website be beautiful, usable, and durable.
It’s becoming easier and easier to invest in quality products made by passionate, dedicated people rather than whatever’s cheapest. The app ‘Monument Valley’ is a wonderful example of this trend as well as one of the most elegant and beautifully-designed apps in current existence.
Technology has finally caught up to my expectations. In this article, I explain how I've managed to integrate my iPad and Adobe mobile drawing apps into my illustration workflow and it isn't horrible!