Client Spotlight: CED Pivots to Provide Company Visibility Through Venture Connect Online

April 29, 2020

DesignHammer's new 2020 Spotlight Series touches on how some of our clients are adjusting to the current COVID-19 pandemic. This week we take a look at Strategic Partner CED (The Council for Entrepreneurial Development) and how they have pivoted to re-engineer their annual Venture Connect Conference to Venture Connect online, debuting Monday, May 5th.


How Your Workforce Can Combat COVID-19 From Home

March 19, 2020

As a web development agency, utilizing internet technologies is our day-to-day focus, which is why as web experts we feel it’s our duty to hold conversations with those who may be struggling to identify new projects and/or refocus their business strategy to accommodate working from home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


David's Corner No.4: Typography Gets Under Your Skin, US Nuclear Forces Finally Get Rid of Floppy Disks, 2019 Type Champions

January 2, 2020

Calling the true limits of body modification into question; a concept video that blends the art of scarification and... typography? (This one is definitely worth the read/watch). Next up, the historical and current use of technology by the US Air Force’s SACCS, and why it took them so long to sunset their use of 8-inch floppy disks. And lastly, an opportunity to review the recipients of Monotype's "Type Champions" award and to appreciate the winning fonts of 2019.


Reader's Corner No. 114: A Designer's Guide to Copyright, Bad SSL, and Fitbit Data Points to Murder Suspect

October 3, 2019

Our staff shares of the week include articles on copyright law, bad SSL configurations, and a summary of how one popular piece of wearable tech was the key to sentencing a near-senile old man to prison for murder.


Reader's Corner No. 112: The Secret History of "Easter Eggs", 2019 Logo Trend Report, and Google's New Nofollow Link Attribute Change

September 20, 2019

Discovering quirky software surprises, LogoLounge's recent 2019 logo design trend report, and Google's creation of two new link attributes.


David's Corner No.1: The Army Calculates Coffee Alertness Levels, When Beautiful Design is Bad Design, and Google's Link Valuation Strategy

September 5, 2019

David's first article dives into the science behind efficiently maintaining a balanced coffee buzz, his second features previous Apple chief designer Jony I've's historic design fails, and thirdly, he shares his take on a former Moz employee's visual break-down of Google's SEO & link valuation strategy.


Reader's Corner No. 99: The World's Most Murderous Malware, Designing a Motion-Reduced Variant of your Site, and The Last Blockbuster on Earth

April 25, 2019

Another great Reader's Corner, this edition featuring recent advances in malware, new accessibility solutions for motion-sickness prone web users, and a very neat update from the owner of the very last Blockbuster on earth.


Reader's Corner No. 98: Law Rules Oxford Comma Necessary, None of My Projects Want to be SPA's, and Designing a Font Based On Old Handwriting

April 11, 2019

We're covering a wide variety of topics in this edition! Read on to keep up with new grammar rules, the pace of change in web development, and learn how to transform old cursive handwriting into a digital font.


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