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Case Study: 3 Times to Leverage User Testing for Web Design Decisions

You understand that user research is a good thing to do, but maybe you are not totally convinced that you should do user research for your own work.

Web Accessibility, Section 508, and Your Web Project

Learn the need-to-knows of Website Accessibility, Section 508, and what your obligations are as a designer, developer or website manager.

Using Wayfinding to Design Intuitive Navigation

We look at how to implement the principles of wayfinding to help people intuitively navigate a website to find information and accomplish tasks.

Using Proto-Personas To Focus On User Needs In Website Design

During the Discovery phase of a website redesign project, we develop proto-personas to delve into specific user scenarios and behaviors.

3 Things To Remember When Working To Improve Website Performance

We share some of the insights we gained by working on a redesign that would reduce page load time for a client's product pages.

UX Tips: Improving Content Clarity By Making Content Scannable

We share three tips for creating scannable content that makes it easier for people to find the information they are looking for and engage with your website.

Creating Accessible Websites: A Designer’s Perspective

When designing websites, don't forget about users with disabilities! We share some of the insights that we've learned from creating accessible websites.

Gmail and Inbox By Gmail Now Support Embedded Styles and Media Queries

You're not dreaming; you read that correctly. We look at what this update to Gmail's functionality means for designers who utilize responsive design in email.

What Are Progressive Web Apps?

We look at how Progressive Web Apps can provide an enhanced experience for mobile users without the need for installing a separate app.

Conference Recap - Prototypes, Process, Play 2016

Summary and sketch notes from presentations at the 2016 Prototypes, Process, Play Conference, a Chicago design leadership event.

Image Editing: Cropping Your Photos Like a Professional Photographer

We look at how once you've chosen an image for your marketing materials, you can crop it and use it in a variety of ways.

HubSpot Templates: the Good, the ¯\_(ツ)_/¯, and the Complicated

We look at the various aspects to consider when creating HubSpot templates for blogs, emails, and website pages.

Everyone Should Pay Attention to UX, Not Just Designers

We offer some advice for both designers and site owners on how to ensure that UX best practices are being followed after a website redesign is completed.

A Graphic Design Perspective: 4 Tips for Choosing the Best Images

We look at 4 things to consider from a graphic design perspective when choosing the images you'll be using in your marketing materials.

A Marketer's Perspective: 3 Tips for Choosing the Best Images

We share some tips for choosing the images that meet the needs of your marketing efforts.