Thoughts About Design And Art

Design is not art. While they share some similarities the two are not the same. Designers solve problems and artists express themselves. Yet art and design are often linked, especially when it comes to the aesthetic layer of design.

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Bottom-Up Visual Perception: What Saccadic Eye Movements Suggest For Designers

A lot happens when you take in your visual world. Your eyes dart about before fixating on a small area. Visual information is processed with some stored for later retrieval. Previously held information, your interest of the moment, something in your visual world that calls attention, all potentially direct your eye where to move next and the process begins again.

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My Design Process — Communicating And Collaborating With Clients

Your design process impacts your business and it does so beyond helping you design and develop websites. One of those ways is how it impacts your relationship with your client and that’s what I’d like to talk about today.

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Color Systems — Part 2

How do you describe color? What values can you measure to understand its properties? How do you ensure the color you see is the same one produced by a printer or computer monitor?

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Why I Always Have Ideas and How You Can Have Them Too

Where do you get ideas? Where does the inspiration come from for writing blog posts, recording podcasts, new designs? Do you have a system for generating ideas or do you wait and hope for them to come?

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