Lucas Cobb: designer and photographer.
Five design trends that will set 2022 on fire
From gooey blobs in 3D art to posters and album covers drenched in intense, eye-searing colors, some trends had a big 2021. Here, we explore how they might change and evolve in 2022 and shed some layers that will (probably) get left behind.
A Deep Dive into the Psychology of User Decisions
Psychology:A deep dive into user decisions We like to apply labels to users: they’re irrational, lazy, unpredictable, rushed, and so on. To some extent that may be true—we aren’t machines. But research shows that users actually make decisions based on a set of predictable subconscious patterns. To create satisfying digital experiences, UX designers should be […]
That Amazing South Carolina Sunset
How Much Money Do Designers Make?
Designers:How much do they make? In this post I’ll answer the question How Much Money Do Designers Make from entry level to those that have been in the industry a while. Please continue reading below for the full post. $42,000+ (on average in the U.S. for entry-level designer positions) Getting the most basic part of […]
How To Create Custom Website Backgrounds The Easy Way
In this post I’ll show you how to create custom website backgrounds the easy way with these seven tips to take your site to the next level. While there are many ways to use textures in web design, you’ll get a lot more mileage out of those backgrounds if you take a modern approach, and […]
Interesting Factoids I Bet You Never Knew About The Principles Of Design
Today I present you with 8 interesting factoids I bet you never knew about the principles of design. Simplicity Consistency Typography & Readability Mobile Compatibility Color Palette & Imagery Easy Loading Easy Navigation Communication
Inspiration: 123klan – Little Known Facts & Why They Matter
123Klan is a crew founded in 1992 by a couple of French graffiti artists : SCIEN (Sébastien) and KLOR (Carole). This post revolves around Inspiration: 123klan – little known facts & why they matter. Originally from the North of France, they started in the 1990s with graffiti and then gradually evolved into graphic design and illustration. […]
Macro Photography Tips
Use manual focus if you can. Keep it tidy. Shoot. A LOT. Don’t be afraid of flash. Move the subject, not the camera. Try the effect of different backgrounds. Fine-tune your composition. Deal with the depth of field dilemma. Start parallel, but experiment with different angles. Stabilize your camera as much as possible.
10 Quick Tips For Website Design In 2019
Have a Plan Remove stocky images and ambiguous terminology Include social share and follow buttons Implement calls-to-action Use the right imagery that works for your audience Create a navigation that guides users through your site Stay mobile friendly Focus on SEO Never stop testing Find and fix 404s