New Consumer Cellular site launch

By , User Experience Director

We’re pleased to announce that the new website we designed for Consumer Cellular is now live. Consumer Cellular’s market focus is on the mature market, strengthened by their partnership with AARP as their exclusive wireless provider. With that in mind,…
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The Power of Personality

By , User Experience Director

As designers, we often get caught up in how applications and web experiences work and look.   But it’s equally (and some would say more) important to spend time thinking about how your product feels, how it behaves.  The personality…
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Myelin Repair Foundation Launches New Website

By , Partner

We’re pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Myelin Repair Foundation! We’ve been working closely with MRF on this project for several months and we’re delighted with the outcome.  MRF is an amazing Silicon Valley-based organization…
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Is Responsive Design Best For All Audiences?

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A recent post on iMedia Connection discussing building apps for Baby Boomers raises some doubts about the application of responsive design to all sites. Responsive design may cause trouble for older users, especially in the buying process. The thinking is…
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Flat Website Design

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Before reading further, take a look at Microsoft’s Windows 8 website. Now, think about what you saw. Bright, solid color boxes. Simple typography. Streamlined navigation. A very simple, typographically intensive site. And no skeuomorphs. Skeuomorphs are digital representations of actual…
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Tablet or Smartphone?

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It’s sometimes easy to be lulled into the idea that there is really no distinction between apps developed for tablet and those built for smartphones. After all, aren’t they both “mobile?” Should apps be developed differently for each device? A…
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Responsive Design

By , Partner

If you’ve looked at our website on different devices, you’ve seen that you get a different version of the site depending on the device you’re using. Sounds like a lot of work. One site for large monitors, one for tablets,…
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Smartphone Shoppers

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As smartphones proliferate, more and more people are using them to shop both in-store and online. A recent report by Leo J. Shapiro and Associates reported in emarketer shows that 38% of smartphone users in their survey used their smartphones to…
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Faceted Search

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We’ve spent a lot of time over the past couple of years discussing search. What’s the big deal? Facets. When the web began there were really two ways to search. The first was by navigation using some type of hierarchy…
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UX/UI Design Trends

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Peter Vukovic at 99 Designs put together a wonderful blog post recently on 7 important user interface design trends. In it, he discusses many of the trends we now see all around us: Minimalism (think Windows 8), Skeumorphism (Apple’s interfaces…
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