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| Shannon Thomann

5 Ways We Utilize Libraries in Sketch

Several years ago, our team switched away from Photoshop to start using Sketch as our primary web design tool.  It has been a great transition for us.  We love the lightweight nature of the platform ability it has given us to work better, faster. One of the many cool features… Read the Post

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A Designer's Guide to Animating Icons with CSS

As a designer, I love coming across fun animations when visiting a site, and I have definitely been seeing more and more of them lately. Animations take illustrations and icons to the next level, making a site that much more engaging.  While they are obviously attractive to lo… Read the Post

| Clay Schossow

Building a Custom Grants Database Search Tool

Non-profit websites, not unlike other industries, have a broad array of audiences they need to communicate with.  There are donors interested in how their dollars are being used, community members curious about the work being done in their neighborhood, internal staff and prospective em… Read the Post

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A Recap of Thrive Conf '19

AIGA Raleigh did it again! Last week, creatives from across the country came together in Durham, NC for the second annual THRIVE Conference, a creative conference packed with 6 impressive speakers. This year there were also workshops that ranged from hand lettering techniques to bu… Read the Post

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Spotlight 2018 Websites

Happy New Year! While we're busy getting started on our work and goals for 2019, we wanted to take some time to reflect on our work from 2018. This past year brought us many exciting opportunities, from full branding work to custom building digital tools to complete overhauls of la… Read the Post