Carrie Cousins

Carrie Cousins is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience in the communications industry, including writing for print and online publications, and design and editing. You can connect with Carrie on Twitter @carriecousins.

Exciting New Tools for Designers, November 2020

In the spirit of fall feasts, this month’s collection of tools and resources is a smorgasbord of sorts. You’ll find…

3 Essential Design Trends, November 2020

As we turn the corner into the final part of the year, many of the new websites and redesigns that we see during much…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, October 2020

This month’s collection of new tools, resources, and freebies for designers is a smorgasbord of sorts. You’ll find…

3 Essential Design Trends, October 2020

Design can make a statement. It evokes feeling and can encourage thought and conversation. That’s the common theme…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, September 2020

It’s fun to see new website design tools that reflect current times and the state of the world. That’s very true this…

3 Essential Design Trends, September 2020

A seasonal change is on the horizon and that always has me looking to refresh projects. This month’s design trends…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, August 2020

The common theme in this month’s collection of new tools and resources is “things that help you show off your work.”…

3 Essential Design Trends, August 2020

Do the lazy days have you longing for a new design technique to try? You are in luck. This month’s collection of…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, July 2020

Some of the changes we are seeing with where we work are starting to pop up in the type of new tools made for designers…

3 Essential Design Trends, July 2020

The biggest trend we’re talking about this month started at WWDC as Apple provided a glimpse of what’s coming next for…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, June 2020

The best new tools for designers are ones that make your life easier and your workflows faster. You’ll find some of…

3 Essential Design Trends, June 2020

Sometimes website design trends are strong and hit you in the face; others are subtle and require a second look. This…

Exciting New Tools For Designers, May 2020

There are plenty of new tools to speed up your work available now. From background patterns and icons to landing page…

3 Essential Design Trends, May 2020

The state of the world around us can greatly impact website design. From emotional changes that correlate to the feel…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, April 2020

While there’s a lot going in the world with the COVID-19 pandemic, the design world is also reacting. You’ll notice…

3 Essential Design Trends, April 2020

This month's website designs are showing elements of what is happening in the world around us. While this is often…

Exciting New Tools for Designers, March 2020

Spring is in the air. As the season changes, many designers are looking for a little refresh of their own. Hopefully…

3 Essential Design Trends, March 2020

Two of these three trends comes with some usability concerns but are a lot of fun to look at and play with. Would you…