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October 16, 2018

Visual Hierarchy in Graphic Design, Defined

A hierarchy, simply put, ranks the members of a group according to relative importance. For instance, in the military, a private who tells his commanding officer to drop and give him 20 will most likely find that demand going unmet. And when you enter an unfamiliar situation, hierarchies can tell you where to go first. You shouldn't approach...

Ben Carpenter

Design, Websites, Inbound Marketing

August 02, 2018

madison/miles media Wins Three APEX Awards

We are excited to announce that madison/miles media has won three APEX Awards for our work on Heartbeat magazine! Our team was awarded the following honors:

  • Grand Award in Design and Illustration for the May/June 2017 issue of Heartbeat
  • Grand Award in Writing for the article “Denied,” which appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of ...
Mario Medina

News, Design, Writing and Editing

July 26, 2018

madison/miles media Wins Communicator Award of Distinction

We are pleased to announce that madison/miles media has received the 2018 Communicator Award of Distinction for our work on the Smith System website! The Award of Distinction is presented for projects that exceed industry standards in quality and achievement.

Mario Medina

Design, News

July 19, 2018

How Great Design Powers the Buyer’s Journey

Why does design matter? It seems self-evident that it does. We spend a lot of time on it, trying to make whatever we’re working on “look good.”

Ben Carpenter

Design, Websites, Inbound Marketing

February 27, 2017

How to Create an Incredible First Impression with Your Website

Consumers decide whether to click "back" after seeing your website in seconds. In fact, according to Google's own research, we can make up our minds about a design within 50 milliseconds — and even as quick as 17 ms. Talk about fast!

Knowing this, it's crucial to put your business in the best possible light and encourage them to stay. Nail the...

Laura Kajpust

Design, Websites

January 30, 2017

The 10 Best Books for Graphic Designers

In order to be a really great designer, you need to be constantly learning. What better place to start than with some good books? Here are 10 of the best books for graphic designers and other creative pros, across a number of different topics — from psychology and typography to communication and productivity.

Laura Kajpust

Design

July 28, 2016

Cross-Browser Compatibility: What it Means for Your Business

The idea behind cross-browser compatibility is simple: ensure your website looks the same across all browsers. Seems common sense to be a desired outcome, right? Still, instead of tossing the phrase around when it comes debugging time, it's important to understand the full meaning behind it.

Why are they different? What do these differences...

Laura Kajpust

Websites, Design

July 21, 2016

How to Get the Most from Your Designer

Maximizing communication with your graphic designer is the key to getting outstanding results. From kicking off a project with clear parameters to providing concise feedback, the way in which you communicate with your creative specialist will have a big impact on the outcome. Here, then, are five ways to make sure you get the most from your...

Whitney Holden

Design

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