June 27
I always enjoyed superhero comic books as a kid. I especially loved Spider-Man. The fun, joy, and feeling that this could be a job l love to do motivated me to pursue design as a vocation. Working in corporate settings doesn’t mean I can’t still enjoy design. Let’s talk about why.
February 14
DesignHammer entered the NYX Marcom Awards Competition for the very first time this past judging season and received multiple gold and silver recognitions for two separate website redesign projects from the acclaimed international award organization.
February 12
When developing your brand strategy, the color of your logo should not be taken lightly. Every color triggers a unique emotional effect in our subconscious mind, so it is important to make sure the connotations behind the colors in your brand style guide correlate with the message you are trying to convey to your customers.
January 14
The prestigious w3 Awards competition has recognized DesignHammer with a Silver Award following their collaborative project with world-leading dive safety association Divers Alert Network to consolidate three of their disparate web properties into one user-friendly WordPress website with an engaging theme and custom design.
November 11
November 11th is Usability Day, also known as "Make Things Easier Day", which begs the question: are we actually making things easier for people with disabilities? Recent surveys suggest no, not necessarily. Despite the best intentions of user experience designers and software developers, we are failing in our efforts to make software both accessible and usable for all.
October 06
DesignHammer and Ablr, an accessibility and inclusion company, participated in a well-attended panel during the recent Virtual UX Y'all Conference where they freely discussed concepts related to accessible web design and accessibility issues faced by the visual and hearing impaired today.