What’s Next? Breaking Down the Predictions for Design Trends in 2016

As we near the end of 2015, web design blogs are a-flutter over what they predict will be the hippest, coolest things in web design next year. While there is rarely full and total consensus, there are a few trends that seem to be permeating across the blogosphere and are worth taking a deeper look… … Continue reading What’s Next? Breaking Down the Predictions for Design Trends in 2016

Should my Client use Custom Photography? Yes, Please!

In my last blog post, I began to address the use of custom, client-supplied photography for our sites. The why of it is really quite simple – personal photos establish authenticity, connects end-users to the brand, and builds trust with end users in a way that no stock image can. Not to mention that custom … Continue reading Should my Client use Custom Photography? Yes, Please!

All About the Photos: To Stock or Not to Stock

I can’t tell you the number of times I’m asked to talk about photo use on websites. What’s better – stock images or client-supplied images? Abstract or realistic? Should I use that mangled car on my auto accident page? There are as many schools of thought for image use on sites as colour, placement of … Continue reading All About the Photos: To Stock or Not to Stock