Design

12 Additions You Should Make to Your Business Site

Have you ever visited a website that created a strong impression and made you want to return again? What is that special formula that makes one site appealing and another boring? A basic website includes some features you'll see over and over again. You can expect a navigation bar, a footer and content. However, you can make a number of simple additions to a business website that enhance the user experience (UX) and help your site stand out from the competition.

Tips To Optimize Your Web Form For Mobile Devices

Mobile devices are increasingly fulfilling more functions. Not only do they serve us to make calls and send text messages, but they also serve us to listen to music, organize our daily activities, play and surf the internet. Due to the great importance that mobile devices are acquiring in our daily lives, web design and apps designed by app development companies have undergone major changes and have had to adapt to the new needs of users.

Website Templates vs. Custom Web Design – What are the Differences and Which One to Choose?

Do you require a website for your business or you want to have online representation for your offerings? Then there are many ways to build a website and present it to the public. While building a business website, there are many things to consider as well as different choices to make. In any case, the primary consideration to make is whether to go for custom website design or to adopt the smart method of using website templates?

The Importance of Design in Storytelling

Storytelling is in our genes. It’s how we share experiences with others, as we all have similar yet different stories to tell – common ground for understanding each other and forging meaningful bonds and connections. 

Because of these reasons, storytelling has been a part of branding for decades but started gaining true recognition with the advancement of technology and the internet as well as with inbound marketing taking over. It’s what made design matter even more, helping the business create a unique story, with your customers and your own brand being the main characters.  

How to Create a Style Guide for Your Industrial Business

No matter what type of business you run, a style guide helps solidify your brand and present a consistent image across multiple media. The style for an industrial business may vary slightly from other types of businesses. People want to know they can trust you, so consistency and reliability become even more of a factor than, say, for an e-commerce store that sells kitchen gadgets. However, some of the rules are similar.

Six Risks if Your Industrial Site Isn't Responsive By the End of the Year

You may wonder why your industrial site needs to be responsive. After all, don't most business people access the Internet from their desktops? Not necessarily. When you look at the general population and their smartphone patterns, you realize mobile is the wave of the future and if you aren't already focused on making your site friendly to mobile users, you should create a plan to get there by the end of the year.

Why Smart Building Technology Is Here to Stay

For as long as anyone can remember, buildings have always been rigid, unintelligent things. Most are nothing more than a frame or structure used to provide shelter, a place of work or general space. However, as is evident from the advancement of modern technology, that’s soon to change with the next generation of structural areas.

Intelligent, more-aware buildings are being developed to offer unprecedented levels of energy and resource efficiency, organizational management, general optimization, and improved occupant health and productivity.

Knowledge For Ideation For Design Will Prepare You For Design Race

If you want to stay and even win the design race then you will need to have a clear idea about Ideation. Ideation by it is easy to define. It is actually a process in which you create, develop and then communicate any new ideas. These ideas can be anything and everything and can take many forms such as:

  • Verbal idea
  • Visual idea
  • A concrete idea or
  • An abstract idea.

It is typically a simple principle of creating a process through which you can innovate, improve and actualize a new product.

Consumers demand sustainable fashion – but won’t pay more for it, new research finds

New research suggests over half (52%) of consumers in the UK and US want the fashion industry to become more sustainable, with calls for reduced packaging and fair pay for workers among their top demands. But only 29% of these consumers say they will pay more for sustainable-made versions of the same items.

And despite many clothing manufacturers and retailers already taking steps to become more sustainable, the message is not getting through to the public. 45% of the 2,000 consumers who were polled agree that it is difficult to know which fashion brands are really committed to sustainability.

How Complementary Colors Work in Web Design

There is an entire science behind colors and why they impact users the way they do. Designers understand some hues clash while others complement one another. Most designers are also skilled at putting a palette together that reflects the personality of the brand. Complementary colors, however, have several advantages that improve the overall impact of a design and draw users in.