Carrie Cousins

Carrie Cousins

Designer. Writer. Editor.

Freelance designer, writer and editor. Stickler for details. My day job is in communications and content marketing.

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5 Trends That Are Going Strong and What to Look for in 2017

How trendy is your website design? Does your interface include some of the most visual and user-friendly tools of the year?

It’s not too late to jump on some of the hottest design trends of 2016. (Most of these concepts are rather timeless and will carry into next year.) Here, we’re going to take a look at five trends that have been going strong all year and look ahead to a few things that will likely shape the 2017 design landscape.

Pair Colors Like a Pro in Your Next Project: Tips and Examples

One of the most important decisions you will make in a design project is picking a color palette. Website color choices give users a lot of information about your content and can set the tone for an entire project. The best color palettes are engaging, create a sense of balanced harmony and are an extension of the message you are trying to convey.