Internet Voting Security

Posted on Mon, October 31, 2016 in Web Design, Web Development, Business Operations, User Experience by Mike Joyce

TIME TO EVOLVE: Technology is a tool that we can utilize to improve processes across all industries. It’s being realized in a variety of ways in a variety of arenas – travel, communications, healthcare, and more. Considering this, there’s no reason for us to be stuck in the dark ages when it comes to one of our country’s most foundational areas of interest – voters indicating their preferences through the democratic process.

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Web Design Trend Predictions of 2017

Posted on Mon, October 10, 2016 in Greatest Hits, Web Design, User Experience by Tiffany Tay

We’re quickly approaching the end of 2016, with about three months left until we ring in the new year! Here at GRAYBOX, we always have our eye out when new design movements occur, and this blog post is a curation of the most prevalent trends that will likely continue through to the next year.

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User Experience (UX) in VR

Posted on Fri, October 07, 2016 in Web Design, User Experience by Topher Young

Being a kid born in the 80's and having spent my formative years in the 90's, it is quite surreal that Virtual Reality has finally become a reality. After three decades of it being a work of "fiction", it's now here. The future is now! The idea of VR is not a new concept. I can still vividly recall the rad Nintendo Virtual Boy commercials along with the classic 90's sci-fi movies The Lawnmower Man, Johnny Mnemonic, and The Matrix. Regardless of the hunger for VR being at a fever pitch, the hardware never was able to truly produce the concept people craved and truly immerse the user. Until...

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The Important Role of User Personas in UX

Posted on Thu, September 29, 2016 in Business Operations, User Experience, Digital Design by Alicia Nagel

Websites and apps are a form of communication between an individual, organization, or business and a user. Because this communication is largely one-sided as creators we have a responsibility to anticipate what the user might say if they were able to engage in a conversation with the website or app..

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The Fundamentals of Effective Web Design

Posted on Tue, December 08, 2015 in Web Design, User Experience, Digital Design by Tiffany Tay

In this post we’ll explore the most important web design principles to remember so you can make a website visually engaging, effective, easy to use, and memorable.

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Web Design Trends for 2016

Posted on Wed, July 22, 2015 in Greatest Hits, Web Design, Web Development, User Experience, Digital Design by Tiffany Tay

2015 is halfway done, and we are already looking toward the future of web design. What new trends will pop up? Which ones will finally be laid to rest? One can only predict, but we have some strong tell-tale signs of what we will be seeing in the year 2016.

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Making SVG Icons

Posted on Tue, March 24, 2015 in Web Design, User Experience by Jon Haarstad

As a ​front-end developer, one of the great opportunities that the SVG offers is a break from the traditional use of pixel-based (rasterized) images to a format that behaves like a pure vector image file because...well, it is.

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Gestalt Principles Applied To Design

Posted on Mon, January 19, 2015 in Web Development, User Experience by Tiffany Tay

The Gestalt theory can spark new light when it comes to design. It helps us to think about our compositions in ways that we have not imagined them before. In fact, many principles that come from the Gestalt theory can be applied to all forms of art and design, from painting to photography, digital design to architecture, and good old fashioned print design.

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Design Trends of the New Web Landscape

Posted on Mon, October 27, 2014 in Web Design, User Experience by Tiffany Tay

As a Web Designer, I come across a myriad of sites every day. I see great, good, and bad web design practices, and even trends that spring up every now and then. Below is a small list of web trends I've encountered frequently that benefit the web community as a whole.

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Practical Web Design

Posted on Thu, September 25, 2014 in Web Design, User Experience by Jason Bennett

Web design is often described as an "artistic" or "creative" job. Many think a web designer simply makes a design look "cool" or "pretty". However, sometimes a pretty design just isn't practical.

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