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Reaching 50 Sites

This month, we passed the milestone of 50 client websites under active management.

What I Wish I’d Known

Highlights from a talk presented for the WordPress community here in Victoria on What I WIshed I'd Known in the early days of a web design business.

Check the Plexus

"The gradients are so 2008. The plexus is so today."
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Repetition and the Creative Process

Repetition is also key to the creative process. Sometimes the solution comes on the 524th attempt at the same problem.
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The First Impressions Test

It's been said that "you can know a stranger in 10 seconds but it takes a lifetime to know yourself."
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Mind the Gradients

If you have eyes to see them, gradients are everywhere in the wild.
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Balsillie School of International Affairs

We are pleased to report that the Balsillie School of International Affairs has earned a Gold Award for its new website designed by Vibrant Content in the 2017 MarCom Awards!
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The Malibu Font

Communications professionals swoon over the idea of integration - aligning all the individual components of an organization’s brand.
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The Shadow Side of Perfectionism

At times moving a design from 98% to 100% requires an effort equivalent to “boiling the ocean.”
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Rise of the Monoline

Monolines achieve a bold and consistent tone without sacrificing simplicity.
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The Glories of Time Tracking

We take precautions to stop people from robbing our possessions – but regularly and willingly let ourselves be robbed of time.
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Tell It Slant

Since the earliest days, web page design has basically been on a grid. Some web designers are now beginning to tug at these constrictions.