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Website Design

Musings and thoughts on what it takes to make Websites “just work.”


2015 MarCom Awards: Phases Design Studio Awarded Gold!

We’re please to announce that our work for was awarded a Gold in the 2015 MarCom competition!

Posted on November 3rd, 2015
Filed Under: Design, Studio News, Website Design

The Business Owner’s Guide to Website Design Terminology

Website design jargon explained! Be in the know with these website design terms and web design terminology that every business owner should know.

Posted on October 12th, 2015
Filed Under: Design Tutorials and Tips, Website Design

Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe and Secure

When it comes to your WordPress site’s security, you have three best friends: updating, backing up, and running malware checks.

Posted on September 27th, 2015
Filed Under: Website Design

How to Choose a “Web Designer”

Choosing the right design and development team is key to building a website that will be an asset to your business. Learn how to hire the right team, and what critical questions to ask before hiring a web designer to build or redesign your website.

Posted on September 15th, 2015
Filed Under: Marketing, Website Design

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

Turning Google’s Mobile Update into Increased Conversions

Find out how one of our clients benefited from our new Foundation Site Packages when Google rolled out its latest update.

Posted on June 17th, 2015
Filed Under: User Experience Design, Website Design

Set Developer Friendly Web Typography in Photoshop

Designers 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

Our Favorite WordPress Plugins

These 10 WordPress plugins are so awesome, we use them on nearly every site we build.

Posted on March 12th, 2015
Filed Under: Design, User Experience Design, Website Design

WordPress Site Packages—Making WordPress Easier Than Ever

How about a WordPress site package that includes a suite of plugins and customizations, and leverages a fully responsive frame work, AND is customized to your brand!

Posted on March 10th, 2015
Filed Under: Studio News, Website Design

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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