Visual Design Principles, Simplified

July 17, 2014

Applying design principles to visual communications increases clarity, readability and memorability of the intended message. Five key principles include hierarchy, proximity, alignment, contrast and repetition..

Find, Discuss and Choose Art Together

May 13, 2014

Opportunity: A Group Gallery Feature for Background is a leading worldwide retail site that sells fine art prints and decorations. Their tagline is.

User Testing the ChickRx Beta Site

May 11, 2014

ChickRx is a new community for women which focuses on wellness and beauty. Their tagline is “Expert advice to get happy, healthy and hot.” Two.

Grow Your Brain for Greater Success

May 10, 2014

The following content was delivered as a presentation entitled, “Let’s Get Bigger Brains,” to a group of Toastmasters in 2010. Maintaining Success Most of us.

Hmmm, Cool New App — Should I Bother With It?

May 9, 2014

You’ve most likely asked yourself a similar question before signing up for a new web or mobile app. You may have been excited about the promise of.

Band-Aids, STOP Signs and Text Wraps: Thoughts on UX

April 19, 2014

User experience (UX) can be broken down into five components: strategy, scope, structure, skeleton, and surface. Thought leader Jesse James Garrett writes about these five.