Category Archives: creativity

thoughts on creativity and how it happens

Give your website a quick design critique

Give your website a quick design critique

If you feel your website needs improvement but don’t know how to get started, here is an easy way to get the ideas flowing. Often the search for fresh ideas  starts with looking through web design blogs for the hottest trends that you could use (or steal). But the best plan might be  to look…Continue Reading

An alternative to mediocre stock photos

An alternative to mediocre stock photos

If like me you have searched through stock photo websites and have found thousands of photos but none that seem to work, you probably wondered if there was an alternative. I recently attended a seminar  (courtesy of Cowork Frederick) by Brian Scott, owner of B Scott Photography) who introduced what maybe be just that alternative,…Continue Reading

Finding stock photos that work

Finding stock photos that work

One of my clients, a therapist, wanted a new site design. I suggested we incorporate stock photography to help visually indentify her four areas of focus: families, adults, teens, and children. Each audience has a separate page and I thought a photo would quickly identify the page. I started with the page for family therapy.…Continue Reading