Articles About Design

8 Things to Prepare for Your Kickoff nine10 Meeting

8 Things To Prepare for a Kickoff Meeting

I’ve been a graphic designer for over 10 years – and I’ve worked with clients in professional settings for over five years. During that time, …

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Designer-y Words You’ll Hear at a Kickoff Meeting for Branding Or Other Design Work

Starting a design project can seem like an overwhelming task at the beginning. There are many factors to consider and a lot of jargon flying …

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How Designers Create Design-y Logos & Websites

Designers get very elitist when it comes to the design craft (I’m sorry peeps, it’s true). Full disclosure, I am a designer — so I …

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What We Say: Use a Content-First Approach

The nine10 team was chatting the other day about why we switched to focusing on content first for projects, especially websites. It’s been a couple …

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Finding Inspiration: DesignThinkers Conference 2016

Like any other profession, a marketing team is composed of a variety of individuals. Each of us is skilled at something unique, and when put together with …

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The Difference Between Logos, Visual Identities and Brands

You hear these terms thrown around all the time, yet you aren’t confident how to tell them apart. You’re not even sure that the people …

How to Take a Photo for a Website Homepage Banner

How to Take a Photo for a Website Homepage Banner

Website banners pose a unique challenge when it comes to taking (or finding) photos that will work for them. This short guide provides pointers on …

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What’s The Deal with Photo Resolution?

Have you ever been asked to provide photography by a Graphic Designer, only to get a response that the photo isn’t high quality or doesn’t …

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Logo Design: Design it Yourself, Buy it for Five Bucks, or Hire a Professional?

So you need a new logo for your business and you’re not sure where to start. You could design it yourself, find someone online that …