In the past year, we’ve seen a rise in the flat design trend in website and app development. While some argue it’s a fad, Webdesigner Depot reports that 68% of web professionals believe flat design is here to stay. We’re taking a closer look at what it offers, as well as potential challenges it must overcome.
Whatever it is you do, the challenge is to allow yourself to be comfortable with the undone. This means walking away when something feels right, not waiting until it's perfect (especially when that moment will likely never come).
As a creative firm, we undoubtedly get plenty of folks who contact us looking for “better” design. As a branding company, we do our best to set up clients with something that looks better - but most importantly - works better This process of involves educating clients as to what “better” really means.
One of the keys to having a successful brand is consistency. Every company should have an official visual identity guide that defines the basics: proper use of logo, fonts, and colors. Establishing color is a great place to start, but it won't cut it to simply say "We use green".
How often do you stare at a to-do list and just try to check off the items as fast you can? It's not easy to step back and bring your opinion to the table. It might get messy. It might alter the timeline. It might be risky. But it's worth it.
Will the Apple iWatch live up to the hype? Will it actually make our lives better and easier or just look cool on our wrists? What is the "why" behind the "what"?