How I Start A Design Project — Problem Definition

How do you start a new project? What are the first things you do when a client gets in touch and you’re beginning a new design? I’d like to talk a little about what I do in the first phase of a new design project.

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Simplicity — A Thoughtful Approach To Better Design

Why do some designs seem inevitable? Why are some of the best designs unnoticed? Why does it feel like some objects happen on their own without any intervention from a designer?

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Welcome To iTunes

Hey everyone. Welcome to the Vanseo Design podcast. My name is Steven Bradley and I’ll be your host for the next few minutes. Huh? I can already here some of you thinking, “Umm, yeah Steve, we know who you are and we know what site we’re on. How about just getting on with it.” Well it’s possible that not everyone listening does know these things.

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What Role Do Aesthetics Play In The Design Of A Website?

Has this ever happened to you? A potential client gets in touch and while describing their project they mention that it shouldn’t cost much because it doesn’t need to look pretty before they add it doesn’t need a lot of design.

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Why Your HTML And CSS Mastery Are Not Enough

Shortly after the new year started, Jeff Croft wrote an article titled, Web Standards Killed The HTML Star, which attracted my attention. It was’t so much for what the article was specifically about, but because what it said connected to something I wrote around the same time on design becoming a commodity.

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