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A Cosmic Creation: Building an Interconnected Online Presence

This blog is the result of a conversation I had with a local business owner who is now my client.…

Websites That Inspire

At Astute Communications, every project begins with one goal: to create an inspiring online presence for our clients. But in order…

Don’t Leave Yourself Guessing

In week four of our podcast series, From Discovery to Design, you heard all about wireframing and site architecture. This…

4 Ways To Use Storytelling To Build Your Brand

Imagine you are launching an innovative washing machine business; your revolutionary washing machines are small enough that even renters can easily utilize your…

A Cheat Sheet for the Novice Typographer

When discussing typography for web and print designs, technical terminology often is required for accurate communication. Below is a short…

Intro to Professional Logo Design

Although relatively simple, and usually small in size compared to the other visual elements of branding materials, a logo is…

Why A/B Testing is Important for Website Design

Design is where science and art break even. – Robin Mathew What is A/B testing? In the world of website…

10 Awesome Stock Photo And Video Sites

Visuals can make or break a design. If you don’t have a professional photographer or videographer on staff, or if you…

BCN14 – Rethinking How We Design For The Responsive Web

On October 18, I gave a presentation at BarCamp Nashville called “Rethinking How We Design for the Responsive Web.” Below,…