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07/15/13

Style Guides: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Grid

Bam, I have created the perfect design. Every checkbox is in place, all the type is perfectly aligned. Oh wait, I resized the window and everything IS WRONG. One of the things I miss the most about print design is the certainty that an element will appear precisely where I...

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05/08/13

CinciJS - Should This Button Be Blue? Simple Design Considerations to Make Your Product Not Suck

Beautiful code needs a beautiful interface. Ok not necessarily beautiful, but at least usable. I’ll offer some quick tips on type, color, grid, hierarchy, and other elements to help your project be successful. About Kristin Kristin Lasita is a designer at Gaslight. Born in Cincinnati, trained in print design, and...

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03/11/13

Making our users feel great: The psychology of making things easy to use.

The design industry has lost focus on what it means to be a user experience designer. It’s not about writing requirements, drawing wireframes, graphic design or even user research. It’s about making your users feel great. While those other skills are important, they are just a means to an end....

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02/08/13

9 Lessons Web Designers Can Learn from Painting Portraits

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01/17/13

Gaslight Podcast #9: Digital Doodles with Ryan Arthur

Your browser does not support the audio element. This week we recorded the Podcast at Kevin’s house with our past design intern and now newest full-time hire, Ryan Arthur. In this episode we talk about learning with digital doodles, Haml & Sass, responsive designs, the importance of user experience design...

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01/08/13

How I Sold Gaslight On Our New Brand

The scariest task to be given to a brand new designer on a first day: “Rebrand our company”. Even scarier? There is no one decision maker. So began the Gaslight rebranding! A little backstory. Before I began at Gaslight, I had interned with 4 graphic design firms. Each had different...

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