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Randall Parrish - July 1, 2015

What Video Games Teach About Design: Discoverability

Video games and websites can seem like potentially scary undertakings for the untrained user. But that doesn’t mean you need to oversimplify or over-explain your interface to ensure user understanding. Trust Your…

Kristina Lakeway - February 20, 2015

Get Hired: How to Create the Perfect Design Portfolio

So, you’ve got an interview. You’ve practiced your answers and researched all the details that go into the position. But how’s your design portfolio looking? It should go without saying that, as…

Randall Parrish - January 23, 2015

Website Inspiration of the Week: Flat Design

A few weeks ago, we talked about upcoming digital trends to look forward this year. Innovation is always exciting, but it’s easy to confuse what looks pretty with what actually works, flat…

Homiera Fields - January 1, 2015

Kick-Off 2015 the Right Way

A successful, and delicious, Thanksgiving in 2014. We did a lot in 2014. From impressive website launches (like SpaceNews, Penton, and PaintCare), even more exciting new projects, and a largely successful GiveBack…

Homiera Fields - December 1, 2014

#FOWD: The Future of Web Design 2014

Zach here! A couple of weeks ago, I went to the Future of Web Design 2014 conference by Future Insights in New York City. There were a number of really impressive speakers, all sharing their insights…

Homiera Fields - October 16, 2014

Can Designers Open Source?

At WDG, we are all about open source technologies. With their real-time improvements, customization, and support from huge developer communities, open source is the way to go. But what about open source…

Homiera Fields - October 3, 2014

WDG Sponsors CreativeMornings DC

CreativeMornings: Live in Color There’s no better way to start a Friday morning than with coffee, mimosas, and a talk by some of DC’s greatest creatives. Which is exactly what Homiera and…

Kristina Lakeway - September 5, 2014

Say Hello to Our Little Friends: Buddy, Duke, and Harley

At WDG, we are always looking for ways to boost morale and promote an awesome work culture. Kayaks, basketball hoops, game rooms, Friday breakfast–you name it, we have it. (Or at least…