Posts Tagged ‘web design’

Is Canva the Company That Will Disrupt the Design World? Not Quite

Lauren Nelson | September 20th, 2016 fb_cover

  Canva, the graphic design platform promoting itself as tool that empowers the world to design, is not new. It launched in 2013 with $3 million in seed money from American and Australian investors, and offers a series of templates intended to make good design easier to execute and more accessible. It’s a nice concept, […]

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The Most Underutilized Question in Web Design

Lauren Nelson | September 8th, 2016 user_experience_design

  Web design has come a long way since the days of Angelfire chaos. We’ve learned a lot about what appeals to those surfing the web, and how they use their sites once they get there. Those lessons gave rise to a moniker that’s all too familiar these days: UX. In truth, the user experience […]

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Rise of the Creative Robots? Not So Fast

Lauren Nelson | September 1st, 2016 mach3-1

The idea that one day everyone’s jobs would be taken over machines is nothing new. In some ways, it’s already happened. The industrial revolution displaced any number of jobs by automatic a great deal of blue collar labor. As scientific development has expanded, though, what was once a rough economic transition for labor markets has been […]

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Five Ways Students Going Back to School Can Leverage Crowdsourcing

Lauren Nelson | August 27th, 2016 Gaming Room

  It’s the end of August, which means fresh faced students from around the country are heading back to their dorms and lockers for another year of learning. Part of that learning process takes place outside of the classroom, though, in the context of extracurricular activities. And within those activities students will encounter a myriad […]

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Seven Things Designers Wish You Knew

Lauren Nelson | August 16th, 2016 frustrated-web-designer

Being a designer is hard. Like, really hard. Not only do you need to study and practice, and then study and practice some more, but then you begin the often grueling process of finding work. It’s worth it, though, because they get to do something they’re passionate about. Well, they’re passionate about the actual design part. […]

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Fresh from the SPRING: skyram

Audree | August 11th, 2016

When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this small website design project. Let us start the slow clap for skyram. Check out more great work on skyram’s profile page. Nicely done, skyram, nicely done!

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Battle Royale: Evaluating the Marketing and Branding Efforts of Clinton and Trump

Lauren Nelson | August 2nd, 2016 Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tightening their grips on the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations.

If you’re a fan of the musical Hamilton, you know elections weren’t always this polarizing. It wasn’t until 1800, when young upstart Aaron Burr chose to break with tradition and openly campaign against favored Republican candidate Thomas Jefferson, that the idea of directly attacking an opponent and speaking on your own qualifications became a thing.     […]

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Want to Boost Your Search Performance? Invest in UX Design

Lauren Nelson | July 12th, 2016 SEO1

The world of SEO is an inherently volatile one. For a while it was about having all the keywords in all the places all the time. Then it was about links — any links at all, anywhere you could get ’em, in any context you could secure. Then it was about making sure those links […]

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Why We Should Be Teaching Kids the Language of Design

Lauren Nelson | June 29th, 2016 Teach those fools some design.

Let’s face it: the U.S. has been behind the curve when it comes to the study of languages for… well, too long to calculate at this point. While their European and Asian counterparts learn multiple languages before heading off to higher education, the American students find delayed instruction in languages other than English until middle school […]

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Fresh from the SPRING: SAC

Audree | February 23rd, 2016

When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this Small Website project. Let us start the slow clap for SAC. Check out more great work on SAC’s profile page. Nicely done, SAC, nicely done!        

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