Articles by Carrie Cousins

Apps are everywhere. They have become an integral part of our daily lives thanks to the number of smartphones and wearable devices that we own. And because of that, apps are one of the single biggest driving factors when it comes to website design...
Illustrations are taking over the Web. Designers are creating websites with everything from full-screen illustrations to hand-drawn divots that are used throughout projects. It’s a trend that’s likely to keep growing because illustrations...
So you want to get on-trend with a card-style interface? That’s probably a great idea; cards are a popular and user-friendly option for all types of digital design on varying device sizes. The key to a card design is creating something that...
Users want individual experiences when they interact with devices. From geolocation tools to voice activation systems that respond to a voice or call someone by name, users want tools that seem to know them. But how do you design a system or...
Material Design is the “it” phrase that many designers are talking about right now. The concept, which was developed by Google for Android devices has a neat, clean and highly-usable charm. Websites featuring Material Design are creeping...
So what does psychology have to do with it? When it comes to user experience, almost everything. With so many device types and sizes and so many different ways to design websites for those devices, the user experience a designer creates is...
There are so many things to consider when launching a startup or small business. But creating your website does not have to be a chore thanks to plenty of great WordPress themes available on the market made just for small businesses. These small...
For many people the day does not start until they have tasted that first sip of coffee. The drink is thought to stimulate the brain and creativity and includes a great caffeinated pick-me-up. (And thankfully, you can find a coffee shop on almost...
With back to school season right around the corner, chances are that educators are thinking about the best ways to present their class information. An easy way to connect with students and parents is through a website. Here we look at 25 great...
Spring is in full bloom and WordPress designers are busy as ever. The market is filled with tons of new themes and the overarching theme is responsiveness. Not many developers are releasing themes that are not usable across multiple devices....
It’s been a busy month for theme designers & developers as a large number of new themes were released, making this a great time to update your site if it is in need of a new look. Some of the overall trends in web design are showing through in...
Simple. That's the commonality this month as dozens of new WordPress themes became available and many had a common thread. Judging by this group of themes, minimalistic styling and simple design are definitely in. Every month we'll be bringing...