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Great Holiday Gift Ideas For Tech-Lovers This Year

business | fun | trends by Shannon Noack on November 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

We love seeing all the new tech gifts that come out around the holidays, so many fun new gadgets and toys. And there are always great deals on tech this time of year as well, so if you’ve had your eye on a new hard drive or wireless earbuds, now’s a great time to pick those up! We combed through some lists and deals and compiled our own list of tech ideas…

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Web Design Trends in 2019

inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

2019 has barely started, but it’s sure to be a great year on the web, full of continuing trends as well as the rise of new ones. Smart phone usage continues to rise so responsive design and mobile-first design will continue to be popular, along with other mobile driven trends and things that mobile users need and require. Animations and video usage will continue to grow and dominate 2019 as people love…

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Mobile-First Web Design

design | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mobile-first web design is a method of designing and developing a website that puts the mobile experience first instead of as an afterthought, which is how websites were traditionally put together when mobile browsing first started. Cell phone and tablet usage has done nothing but go up, with some people now using their phones exclusively to surf the web, never using a desktop computer at all. With more and more mobile-savvy consumers…

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Minimalist Websites That Rock

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Minimalist web design has been trending for quite a while, and it looks like it’s a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon. Minimal design lends itself well to many things that are important on the web these days. It allows your site to load quickly, users can find what they need easily, it lends itself well to responsive and mobile design, and overall it produces sites that are clean and efficient…

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A Showcase of Logos with Depth

inspiration | logos | trends by Shannon Noack on August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Logos come in a wide variety of designs, and although flat design has been popular the last few years, depth in logo design is trending as well. The depth in the design can come from shading, gradients, fading, darker colors to look like shadows, or other methods that are used. We gathered together a collection of great logo designs that use depth to achieve a great-looking and impactful logo. Check it out…

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2017 Web Design Trends

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year! A new year brings a new set of trends in the ever-changing web design world. Each year we see trends rise and fall in popularity and are largely dictated by changing technology and how we use it. Mobile usage has been steadily on the rise, and the web has changed greatly because of it. We’ve seen responsive design grow because of the growing amount of mobile users as well as a…

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Vibrant Websites With Video Backgrounds

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Video backgrounds are an increasing trend that we’re seeing in more and more websites, giving the user a more vibrant and rich experience. People like to see motion and movement in websites, giving them something something to look at and more to experience on the site. Using a video as a background is a great opportunity to provide movement with meaningful content that the user can appreciate and enjoy. Some videos use…

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2016 Web Design Trends

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year we like to make some predictions on what the trends will be in web design for the coming year. Many of these trends have emerged in previous years, but will be much more prevalent this year. With increased mobile browsing comes the need to adapt websites to a user on the go that has a short attention span and a need for information quickly. Bold text, large photos, more icons,…

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Trending: Big, Bold, Amazing Headlines

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Large headlines have been trendy for some time now and it’s a style that isn’t showing any signs of slowing down! Large text grabs your attention, tells you it’s truly important, and makes a real impact. It also adds a graphic element to the site that’s clean, crisp, and modern (or depending on the font choice it can add any type of characteristic you’re looking for!). Choose a handwritten font for a more playful…

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Illustration Inspiration

design | inspiration | trends | web design by Shannon Noack on February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Illustration in website design is very trendy these days! It goes hand in hand with the flat design trend going on right now, utilizing vector and icon artwork to convey imagery, ideas, and give a nice illustrative quality to the design. We’ve gathered together a collection of websites that do a great job using illustration in their website design, either as a major component of the design, through the use of icons, backgrounds, or…

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