Categories for Design

How to Conduct a Proper Design Review

Charles Haggas on September 14th, 2017

This may sound familiar: You’re gathered around a computer with the project manager and two developers, evaluating and critiquing the current design work. However, everybody seems to have a different idea about what the outcome should be. The developers have some unrealistic vision about how the design should look while the project manager can’t stop…

Launching New Features without Pissing People Off

Charles Haggas on August 25th, 2017

Your alarm goes off. 8AM. Your coffee maker is already brewing, and you head to the kitchen to grab a cup. You’re bleary-eyed, but ready to start your day the way you always do—by checking Twitter to see what’s going on in your world. However, when you open the app on your phone, it looks…

The Basics to Building a Better Website: Planning for Success

Charles Haggas on August 12th, 2017

You’ve decided that you need a website for your business. Maybe you are building one ‘from scratch’ or maybe you are updating an existing one. It’s easy to get excited about the beautiful photos, the great layout and the fancy features of your new site. This stuff is great to fun to think about. But…

19 Attributes of a Total Badass Creative Director

Charles Haggas on September 21st, 2016

Many designers aspire to be a creative director at some point in their career. At some point, you’ll come into contact with some great creative directors, some bad creative directors, and some atrocious creative directors. The truth is, it’s genuinely hard to make that transition from designer to creative director. Heck, what if you don’t…

10 Best Website Builders for Designers and Photgraphers

Charles Haggas on January 17th, 2016

I wanted to do a quick follow-up to my previous blog “10 BEST WEBSITE BUILDERS FOR AGENCIES AND CREATIVES” that was geared totally for designers and other visually creative folks. If you’re like me, you’re probably really busy working on client projects or passion projects of your own. It’s hard to complain about being busy but…

10 Best Website Builders for Agencies and Creatives

Charles Haggas on January 17th, 2016

Website builder platforms have come along ways in the last year. Honestly, I couldn’t imagine myself recommending website building platforms for serious businesses 2 – 3 years ago. They admittedly had issues with SEO and flexibility to create cutting edge websites. There were just more of a hassle then what they were worth. Now, designers…