Design Tips Articles

  • Web developers and coders should learn web design, as it helps them have a more holistic view.

    Why Developers Should Learn Web Design

    May 11, 2017

    Much has been made of the need for coding skills in the new information economy. From politicians to celebrities to people in the digital industry the message is loud and clear: everyone should learn to code. And if you are a designer working on the web you’ll be hard pressed to go a day without being told you must learn to code. Today. Coding literacy has...

  • The new features in Revit 2018 and what this means to architects.

    Revit 2018 Was Just Released. What This Means to Architecture.

    April 17, 2017

    Springtime has arrived here in North America and with it a new release of Revit has just been released as well. So what does the 2018 version of Revit have in store for us? I’ll focus here on platform and Architecture. If you use Revit for Structural or MEP, I will direct you to the Autodesk website to learn more about what new features are included for those...

  • These three tips are essentials if you want to become an electrical engineer.

    If you want to be an electrical engineer, here are the skills you need to master.

    March 29, 2017

    When you’re just starting out in electronics, the breadth of information can be dizzying. There is so much to learn about, it can be tough to figure out where to start. Whether you have grand plans for world domination, or simply want to build some fun Arduino projects with your son or daughter, there are a few skills every aspiring EE needs to know. Ohm’s Law...

  • If you want to know design, start with a pizza box.

    How can a Pizza Box help you with Revit?

    March 22, 2017

    Revit and Pizza. Other than both words having five letters each, you might be struggling to see the connection? Could it be that pizza...

  • The best part of these 15-minute documentaries is that they all are free.

    My Top 10 Documentaries on Lynda.com and Linkedin Learning

    March 21, 2017

    Over the last few months, I've heard a few people be blown away by the fact that we have documentaries on Lynda.com and LinkedIn...

  • How to build a design a great website, from a person who has designed many great websites.

    How to Web Design with Humans in Mind

    March 14, 2017

    “We know what the user wants” might be the most dangerous sentence in the design industry. While well intentioned, it reveals deeply...