UpTrending

Get Started

Blog  /  Brandon Swonger

The History of Technology & Contemporary Art

 /  Design

  Overview Looking back over the past century, we see huge strides in technology…and its impact on the art world. Advancements in technology have changed how art is made, conceptualized, viewed, promoted, accessed, studied, experienced, shared, and invented. The process of creating art has seen new opportunities by merging the analog and digital worlds. We’ve […]

Stay inspired with 20 creative design quotes

 /  Design

  Overview We find timeless inspiration from the minds of creative legends. Valuable lessons learned help inform and educate us as we continue to solve problems for our clients through design. Let’s keep those creative juices flowing! We’ve collected our top 20 quotes about creativity and design from some of the most insightful minds. “If […]

Rapid Prototyping for Outside the Box Web Design

 /  Design  /  Development  /  UX

Prototyping has been used in engineering and industrial design to validate concepts and build better products for decades. Today’s web designers are using prototypes to create better user experiences and it’s pushing the envelope of how we use the internet in exciting new ways. Whenever we set out to create something, we tend to have […]

How to Infuse UX with Delightful Microinteractions

 /  Design  /  Development  /  Marketing  /  UX

When designers think about user experience, we often think of the end product. We ask ourselves: What is a customer’s overall experience with our platforms, websites, and mobile apps? How seamless are their interactions? The best UX happens when the big picture view and the little details work together. Little details should be considered with every single […]

Building Intuitive Sign Up Flows

 /  Design

Your website works hard to pique interest, inform users, and ultimately drive them to connect with your business. The sign up or registration flow may be the first conversion interaction with your business, and has the potential to make a big first impression. Streamlining this flow will improve the visitor’s impression of your company and […]

The Importance of White Space on the Web

 /  Design

The way we create, view, and understand content changes everyday, which keeps web designers on their toes. As new trends emerge, technology enables new ideas, fonts become more accessible, and filters change the way we look at an image, I like to keep close a fundamental design element that I learned early on that is […]

The Web Designer’s Guide to Plaid

 /  Culture  /  Design

If you look in my closet, you’ll see a common “thread” – plaid. My collection has been growing for years now, and it’s not surprising why I’m drawn to this style. When you break it down, many of the features that make up plaid, I use in web design every day: color, pattern, and cultural […]