Search results for: Annette Gustafson

Know Your Web Typography Options

Open any brand identity guidelines document and you’ll see that typography, along with color, logo, and imagery are the core elements of an effective visual design system. Despite the obvious ubiquitous nature of the digital realm in communications, many brand guidelines we see are still mainly inexplicably focused on print standards and guidelines.

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What is Your Link Language?

Do you remember the first web pages you visited? Back in those days, all links were treated exactly the same – every link on a page was blue and underlined, the text turned purple after the link was clicked. Best practices in usability and UI design for links have evolved since that time, but some foundational guidelines from that era still apply.

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The Mobile Web: An Illustrated Look II

Ferris Bueller once said, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

It’s true — especially in today’s mobile landscape. Technology changes, new tablets and smartphones enter the market, devices become more affordable, and network speeds increase.

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Giving Thanks

The month of November is often recognized as a time to express gratitude as we end the month with Thanksgiving and enter the holiday season.

Many of us at Crux Collaborative have been working with each other for the better part of a decade. We are a close-knit work family, and throughout the years we have shared many aspects of our lives with one another – we’ve celebrated each other’s ups and have provided support in times of need.

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