09 June 2018

A Need for (More!) Speed—2018 Update

Image compression is one of the (multiple) keys to a quick-loading website. A very kind reader sent me an excellent update below. We love hearing from readers! From  Anna G.— I was using the picture compressor tool you mentioned on […]

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15 January 2018

Design Trends 2018

Every year at about this time, the new design trends are predicted. This year everything old is new! Which is kind of a good thing. These trends include gradients (which we have not seen for years) but now in brighter […]

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15 June 2017

Logo Trends 2017

About this time last year, I posted about logo trends for 2016. We are in for a treat because LogoLounge, the world’s largest logo search engine, which is a members only site, has published and shared its data on logo trends for 2017.

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06 November 2016

The Spencer Creative Group Story #ProFinderContest

With a Visa card and a joy in my work that was unstoppable, I started Spencer Creative Group almost 33 years ago in my basement, when the Madison Avenue Company where I became an art director at age 25, moved to New Jersey.

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04 October 2016

Color Trends for 2017

This is the first of a series about 2017 design trends—color, typography, and web trends.

Kale is Pantone’s number one color pick for 2017. Pantone has an impressive history of color influence and prediction.

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06 June 2016

2016 Logo Trends

Logo Lounge is a great site that publishes the most comprehensive information, samples and trends about logo design. It is a members-only site, and as a Logo Lounge member, you can see an enormous and historic selection of logos, along with analytics.

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02 May 2016

Infographic: Steps for Online Marketing Success!

SCG — Your Outsourced Marketing Department.
Delivering access to expertise in every marketing discipline

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08 March 2016

The ROI of Good Design

Humans are visual creatures.
Today your business is open 24/7—365.
We spend our lives staring at screens.

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23 January 2016

Your Web Site’s Load Time—A Need for Speed

Your web site has a big need for speed. Statistics show that if your site takes more than 3 seconds to load, visitors will leave. Do you know your web site’s load time?

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29 December 2015

The Curated List—12 Web Trends for 2016

Design trends change as the technology changes. The move to “mostly mobile” has been a huge driver in the way we design for the web. Our layouts must work on a 5″ screen.

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