Graphic Design & Web Development

Design - from all angles

A blog about design, though not in the strictest sense of the word. Personal musings of a web and graphic designer who sees the world through Pantone-colored glasses and a 960 responsive grid. {Subscribe to the RSS feed here: RSS}

Quality, Speed, and Price. Choose 3?

Nyla Smith | Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Nope, pick two. You may have heard it before; it's certainly not a new concept. (There are plenty of variations floating about: quality, time, money; quality, service, cost; good, fast, cheap..it's all the same.) More

What's in a name? Graphic Designer vs. Web Designer vs. Web Developer...Oh my

Nyla Smith | Wednesday, August 24, 2011

There are lots of titles floating around for people like me. And I'll be honest here, lots of people don't know what those titles mean. I call myself a Graphic and Web Designer. More

Designing for print vs. designing for web

Nyla Smith | Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Being a Graphic Designer means I design for both print and web. While there are many obvious similarities—design principles don't change, I use many of the same software programs— there are differences between the two that people may not be aware of. More

Umm, are you seeing things? (Unintentional design)

Nyla Smith | Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The funny thing about design is that it has to be perceived by people who may have very different perspectives...which opens the door to other interpretations that can sometimes leave you scratching your head. More

The new logo is here!

Nyla Smith | Tuesday, August 02, 2011

I mentioned a few months ago that I was in the process of redesigning my logo. Well since I only find time to work on it in between, you know, paying projects, it's taken a while. And to be honest, I could probably drag it out quite a bit longer, but I've had to put my foot down and declare it done.  More


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