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Responsive vs Adaptive Website Design: What’s the Difference?

Responsive vs Adaptive Website Design: Learn the differences and find out which is best for your site.

Posted on July 15th, 2015
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, User Experience Design, Website Design
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Set Developer Friendly Web Typography in Photoshop

Designers love typography, but that doesn’t mean their developer will. With just a few little tricks, designers can set up Photoshop layouts in a way that speaks to developers on their own terms, resulting in beautiful web typography. This post will walk you through my tried and tested process for creating developer friendly layouts in a […]

Posted on May 19th, 2015
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Website Design
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Retro Photo Effect Tutorial – in Answer to a Reddit Thread

Because sometimes, during work hours leads to a ton of fun.

Posted on August 13th, 2014
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips
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MLB Team Franchise PMS Colors

Pantone colors for every MLB team franchise, handily organized by division.

Posted on July 1st, 2014
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Free Goodies!
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Annotating Google Docs: The Quick Guide

Everything you need to know about editing and proofing content in Google Drive.

Posted on June 17th, 2014
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips
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Direction in Layout: Grids, Arrows, and CRO

How do you use design to direct the way a user reads content? With grid-based layouts, of course!

Posted on May 20th, 2014
Filed Under: Design, Design Tutorials and Tips, Website Design
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Annotating Word Documents: The Quick Guide

Everything you need to know about editing, reviewing, and annotating documents in Microsoft Word.

Posted on March 24th, 2014
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips
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Annotating PDF Proofs: The Quick Guide

The simple guide to commenting and editing pdf proofs using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.

Posted on February 20th, 2014
Filed Under: Copywriting, Design Tutorials and Tips
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Boosting Your Credibility: Why Good Design Matters

A good design is vital to a trustworthy site – and we can prove it!

Posted on December 5th, 2013
Filed Under: Design, Design Tutorials and Tips, Inspiration, User Experience Design
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NFL Team Franchise Pantone Colors Revealed!

Ever find yourself in need of a NFL team color for a design piece? Well, you just found them!

Posted on October 14th, 2013
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Free Goodies!

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