Author: Carrie Cousins

Carrie Cousins has more than 10 years experience in the media industry, including writing for print and online publications, and design and editing. You can find Carrie on Twitter at @carriecousins.

It seems like "flat design" is popping up everywhere and dominating the topic of web design conversation these days. Designers seem to love it or hate it. If you are in the hate it category, skeuomorp...

It’s all we’ve heard about for weeks now – flat design. It went mainstream in a major way thanks to Microsoft and the new Windows 8 and Surface platforms. Flat design is popping up all over the ...

So you are thinking about building a new website (or revising an old one). Have you considered mobile? It should be at the top of your list. But what type of mobile scheme is best? Do you opt for a de...

Responsive design is the "in" thing when it comes to website design. Responsiveness allows for one design scheme to work on websites, tablets and mobile devices and look great in a variety of sizes an...

Single-page websites are often designed around super-striking visuals and have a cool, modern feel. More recently, sites are expanding that single page trend from a single page to single “pages” w...

Color blocking could be called the bricks and mortar trend of web design. Using square (or rectangular or even curved) colored boxes as a design tool are beginning to show up almost everywhere.

Bold, italic, condensed, black, Roman? What does it all mean? Getting started with typography can be a little confusing. But understanding the different styles within each type family can make it a li...