Design as a noun informally refers to a plan or convention for the construction of an object or a system while "to design" (verb) refers to making this plan. No generally-accepted definition of "design" exists, and the term has different connotations in different fields. However, one can also design by directly constructing an object. More formally design has been defined as follows.
Posts about Design
  • Creator's Block Returns: When Creative Projects Go Off the Rails [Podcast]

    … Just over a year ago, Jessie-Lee Nichols (a designer) and I (a content creator) launched the Creator's Block podcast with a single goal in mind -- we wanted to blog less. Desperately. Little did we know that our concerted effort to be lazy and spend less time in front of the keyboard would turn into an always thoughtful, but often hilarious labor of love. …

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  • 5 Crucial Reasons to Include a Developer in Your Website Process

    … Ask yourself this question: As a marketer, when do you start consulting a web developer in your website design process? Or if you are a developer, when do you start being included? Is it in the brainstorming stage, in the wireframing stage, in the design stage, or none of the above? If you answered none of the above, then you’ve got some…

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  • 3 Misconceptions Ruining Your Website [INBOUND 2017 Sneak Peek]

    … In January 2015, IMPACT was a budding HubSpot partner on a mission: to help people and their organizations succeed, and we were looking for a way to collaborate with other marketing pros, give leads the opportunity to experience our team’s expertise, and interact with the greater inbound marketing community. That’s when our team came up…

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  • Initial Impressions: My First Few Weeks on the 3Q Creative Team

    … Last month, I signed onto the 3Q Creative team as a Graphic Designer; I was excited for my first foray into the agency world. Coming from the nonprofit realm, I knew I wanted a fast-paced and varied experience, but I didn’t know exactly what to expect. To my delight, I found none of the typical […] The post Initial Impressions: My First Few Weeks on the 3Q Creative Team appeared first on 3Q Digital. …

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  • How An Effective Logo Design Can Elevate Your Brand

    … to the brand. In essence, logo designs are the foundation of a company’s brand and an integral part of visual identity. Some of the best logo designs can effectively launch a brand into global stardom. The Siren Example Take, for example, the wildly successful Starbucks siren. Originally selected for the company’s seafaring roots—the name Starbuck hails…

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  • User Experience Design: 4 Essential Elements & Awesome Resources to Save

    … When it comes to user experience design (UXD), my main source of inspiration, Steve Jobs said it best, “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” As marketers, we design user experiences every single day, whether we’re aware of it or not. Each time a prospect visits your landing pages, uses your site navigation, and even fills out a form, they’re interacting with your UX design. …

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  • How to Animate Gifs using Adobe After Effects

    … Using animated GIFs in your web banners is a fun, eye-catching way to engage viewers. You can create basic animations in Photoshop, but if you really want to elevate your animations, After Effects can help you achieve a more dynamic and smoother look. I will show you how to leverage After Effects’ video-editing capabilities for […] The post How…

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  • Marketing 101: What is a radio button?

    …., and was a correspondent for USA Today College prior to joining MECLABS Institute. Twitter | LinkedIn | Courtney's Posts | Send a Letter to the Editor Categories: Design, Marketing Tags: lead generation, marketing 101, newsletter sign-ups, radio buttons, surveys, terms …

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  • Top UX Web Design Trends Your Business Should Focus On

    … The user experience is critical for your website design. It provides the cognitive framework for the visual elements of design. It’s what ensures that all elements of the site not only appeal to, but also work well for the user. What is the process of discovery that users go through on the site? What is the sequence of actions they take…

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  • Title: Marketing 101: What is lorem ipsum?

    … as expected. If you were looking to learn more about lorem ipsum, you’re probably working with a designer right now on your marketing initiatives, so you might also like: Should you focus on Design or Usability? Banner Ad Design Marketing 101: What is pogo sticking? Subscribe to MarketingSherpa to get the latest case studies and data on [topic, e.g…

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  • HubSpot Website Redesign Improves UX, Increases Conversions

    … The Closet Works Inc. is a custom closet and organization solution company servicing the greater Philadelphia area. While their team had no issue delivering value to their clients with their top-of-the-line, custom solutions, their website was still failing to engage website visitors and convert them into leads…

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  • 14 Essential Tips for Improving Your Web Design

    … Within 5 seconds of landing on your website, can your visitors determine what your company does? Could users easily navigate to the blog if they need to? Is the layout of your pricing easy to understand? Do you have an extremely high bounce rate? If you're finding yourself answering ‘no’ to these questions, it might be time to take a hard look…

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  • 10 Logo Designs To Inspire Your Rebranding

    … Establishing a strong logo design is key to building a visual identity for your company and developing your brand. But in today’s ever-changing and increasingly connected global marketplace, making sure that your logo works on a multitude of platforms is essential. This means taking a hard look at mobile app and web design elements to ensure…

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