Design

10 Projects to Improve Your Design Skills
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Design is — and always will be — a big part of marketing. But that doesn’t mean every single marketer needs to be an expert designer. After all, the skills needed to be an effective marketer cover a wide breadth of expertise areas. Taking a note from Rand Fishkin’s T-Shaped Marketer concept, marketers need to […]

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Use Design Thinking to Solve Your Toughest Marketing Challenges
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Modern day marketing is a realm overflowing with data and tests aimed at shedding light on your customers’ true desires. Yet marketing teams still tend to prioritize gut instincts over insights. When faced with a big challenge or new initiative, we often rely on past experiences and existing knowledge to determine future actions. In other […]

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Here Are the Top Marketing Design Trends for 2018 [Infographic]
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Shutterstock — a familiar name to many creative professionals — released its 2018 Creative Trends Report today, shedding light on the design trends marketers need to know about this year. The report is the result of synthesizing and analyzing the billions of searches for visual content on Shutterstock’s collection — which boasts over 170 million […]

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15 Web Design Trends to Watch in 2018
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What Are Current Website Trends? Bold Typography Cinemagraphs Brutalism Saturated Gradients Vivid Layers of Color Text-Only Illustration Ultra-Minimalism Duotone Mixing Horizontal and Vertical Text Geometric Shapes and Patterns Serif Fonts Overlapping Text and Images Organic Shapes Hand-Drawn Fonts The landscape of web design is constantly evolving. Something that looked modern and fresh yesterday can appear […]

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What Is Whitespace? 9 Websites to Inspire Your Web Design
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Empty space is not always wasted space. In fact, when it comes to web design, it’s a best practice to give your content a little breathing room. Today’s website visitors are content-scanners. They scroll quickly, skim posts, and get distracted by busy layouts trying to accomplish too much. The key to getting your visitors’ undivided attention […]

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The 27 Best Instagram Accounts for Design Inspiration
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Instagram has become a finely curated destination for gorgeous photos, videos, and visual content that all clamor for the best Likes and comments. It’s as if the urge to visit a modern art museum can now be satisfied from the comfort of our own homes — or bus seats, or lunch breaks. That is, if […]

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16 of the Best Landing Page Design Examples You Need to See in 2017
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How do you convince your visitors to take the plunge on your website? There are so many elements that a top-notch landing page needs, and making those elements the “best” they can be often depends on what your landing page goals are.  Take form length, for example. It’s just one of the many components you need […]

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Why Your Design of Experiments Is Probably Wrong
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Sometimes, I think that we here at HubSpot are just a bunch of mad scientists. We love to run experiments. We love to throw bold ideas at the wall to see if they stick, tinkering with different factors, and seeing how what happens can be incorporated into what we do every day. To us, it’s […]

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