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Essential Xcode Tools For Rapid iOS Development

Posted to: iOS Development | Posted on: 07/13/17 | Posted by: Derek Meiresonne

Building iPhone and iPad apps can be a daunting task. With the lack of a modern MVC structure or Bootstrap style template to get up and running quickly, even small projects can seem to take forever. This is our go-to list for speeding up the process.

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A Case Against Free Examination

Posted to: Design, User Experience, User Testing | Posted on: 06/22/17 | Posted by: Eric Nardo

Free examination happens when a user reviewing your product or design are asked to give open-ended feedback without instruction. As a designer, you've most certainly asked users to freely examine your work (I'm guilty of it myself).

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Mosquito Hunters

Posted to: Design, Web Development, Agency Work | Posted on: 06/21/17 | Posted by: Derek Meiresonne

Mosquito Hunters provides environmentally-friendly mosquito prevention services. The company, not short on personality, wanted a bold design that reflected their ethos and attitude. We produced a handcrafted website that communicates their mission and brand while maintaining their whimsical appeal.

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Let's Talk About Surprise and Delight

Posted to: User Experience, Design | Posted on: 02/15/17 | Posted by: Eric Nardo

In the realm of design, the term "Surprise and Delight" has become rather exhausted. A few years ago, the notion of adding surprise and delight to websites and applications shot through the design community like a rocket. It seemed everywhere you'd turn there was a UI engineer or User Experience Designer espousing the virtues of this product design tactic.

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Advice to designers: Learn a design vocabulary

Posted to: Design | Posted on: 01/26/17 | Posted by: Eric Nardo

Whenever I’m asked by young designer if I have any career advice, I always answer with the the following: learn a design vocabulary. By that I mean, learn how to properly communicate your work. Despite what you may have been told by welling meaning professors and instructors in college, “Show don’t tell” won't cut it in the business world.

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