New Tools & Tech in Design

Figma Figma has gained popularity in usage over the past year. Designers (Charli Marie to name one) have switched from Sketch (the previous champion of screen design software). In the last few years Figma, Framer, Invision and Adobe have all launched products to compete in this space. It seems like Figma’s minimalist UI, advanced prototypingRead more

Human-Centered Illustration

How a team of illustrators changed the way digital product companies communicate with consumers. There’s this phrase that been thrown around a lot recently in the design community, “the dribbleization of design”. This is in reference to the similarities of work from designers and illustrators on dribble.com and its bleed-over into especially digital product marketing. ThroughRead more

Designing Websites for Companies with Multiple Locations

When designing a website for a company with many locations the biggest thing to consider is how to get the locations’ relevant and unique information to the customer as efficiently as possible. What sets each location apart? Here are some examples: Distance from home/current location Address and how to get there The location’s hours ReviewsRead more

Step-by-Step Creative Process

There’s never a one size fits all approach to any creative project we get. Each project comes with its own needs, and each designer has their own path! With that being said, there is a similar path to follow when starting a new project, check out mine below!

2018 Design Trends to Look Out For

Bright colors design trend for 2018
Each year, design trends get edgier as designers and artists continue to push the limits, experiment and tap deeper into their imaginations. Here’s a list of what you can expect to see throughout 2018: TREND: GRAPHIC CRAZES the glitch effect the ruined effect color channels effect effect TREND: DOUBLES double exposure double exposure duotone doubleRead more

The Best Web Design Trends of 2017

Everywhere you look you see geometric shapes and patterns. Reinterpretations of retro aesthetics have become common in this digital age (Neo-Memphis design). Bold colors and gradients seem to be trending in unison with Neo Memphis design but also maybe to take advantage of advancement in technologies which enable wider color gamut on screens. We see brands like SpotifyRead more

Powerful Work Tools for Designers

The gap between web designers and developers is rapidly declining due to the rise of web design tools. UXPin and Invision are great options for web designers. These powerful tools allow you to create websites with their cutting edge design editor. The prototypes are brought to life with adding drag-and-drop functionality. Within the platform are user-interface librariesRead more

Redesigning Mason’s Website and “Re-Maine”ing True to the Brand

Our client Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls chose us to give their website a new look and feel. Earlier this year, Mason’s Lobster Rolls Annapolis, MD location renovated their restaurant and the website needed to reflect the changes. In addition to the brand that was updated, the logo was updated as well. The color palette usedRead more

Join us for an Interactive Visual Content Workshop

Visual Content Workshop
Join us on April 1, 2016 from 8:30-10 a.m. for an interactive visual content workshop at the T. Rowe Price Finance Lab at Towson University. Our Creative Director, Darren Easton will be leading the session with Jeffrey Davis, former chapter president of PRSA, and other design and social media experts from our team. Public relations professionalsRead more