Every designer should C.U.S.

I’m not talking about the O’Reilly f-bomb or anything like that; believe it or not I’m talking about information architecture and design. Learn how to C.U.S. properly by following these three steps: Cut to the core, Unify the pieces, & Stick to the plan. Cut to the Core. Stripping your site to the bones may not sound appealing, but it’s always necessary. Easier said than done, right? The key here is to analyze and thin your content in order to reduce redundant clutter and pave a clean Read More >>

Why the disparity between our own site and the work in our portfolio?

There is a certain comment that I hear from time to time. It’s one that I don’t really like to hear. It’s one that I don’t really want to respond to, because doing so means I have to say some things that I don’t necessarily want to say. Keep reading and you’ll see where I’m coming from. Here’s the dreadful comment: OnWired’s site looks really great, but it seems like quality drops off a bit when it comes to some of the work in your portfolio. I’ll be the first to admit that Read More >>