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Mobile Design is About Simplicity

Mobile Design is About Simplicity

Mobile design has replaced the standards of usability for websites. What works for desktop can easily be considered cumbersome for mobile. Mobile design strips away unnecessary ornamentation and has...

How to Give Designers Effective Constructive Criticism

How to Give Designers Effective Constructive Criticism

Ew, that’s ugly! Try purple. Working as a designer in a fast-paced agency has its challenges. Not only do we have limited time to be creative, but our job...

Failure Isn’t Fatal | Success Lessons From Creative South

Failure Isn’t Fatal | Success Lessons From Creative South

I recently had the opportunity to attend Creative South, a conference for designers. Each speaker had a valuable message, but Erik Reagan’s message on failure and success really hit...

Being a Professional in Your “Life Career”

Being a Professional in Your “Life Career”

One of the biggest life lessons I’ve learned from my job as a graphic designer is to constantly reevaluate EVERYTHING. Whether it’s my approach to an everyday issue or...

Creative South

Creative South

I recently had the privilege to attend the Creative South Conference in Columbus, GA. Some of the best designers from around the globe came to share their stories and...

The Perfect Company Recipe

The Perfect Company Recipe

As the residential Italian at Syrup, I’m well known for my cooking skills. I can tell you that I’ve made plenty of bad recipes, but that doesn’t stop me...