Where we discuss our work, thoughts, and process

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

Writing for the Web

Whether it's revisiting your 'about' page, sharing your organization's impact, or starting a blog, writing content can be one of the toughest parts of creating and updating a website. For those who have never written specifically for the web, it's tempting to sit down at your computer, … Read the Post

How to fix 404 redirects after a new site launches

Redirecting URLs from an old site to a new one is one of the most important (and often neglected) tasks when launching a new website. It's crucial to retain the search engine value that the old site has generated over the years and ensure visitors to the new site aren't regularly seeing… Read the Post

NMC is Looking for an Intern

We're looking for an intern to join our team! We really pride ourselves on providing a valuable, fun, and paid internship experience.  If you found this and don't know much about what it's like to work at NMC here are a few of the perks: We have a company lunch every Friday We're… Read the Post

Thoughts on the Apple Touch Bar in Sketch

I recently upgraded to a MacBook with Touch Bar and was instantly curious about how the touch bar would (or would not) change my designing experience and workflow. The touch bar is a row of controls that change functions depending on which app you have open, which allows for more customized… Read the Post

Choosing Great Images for Your Website

What’s one of the biggest hurdles we see clients struggle with after site launch? Updating the site with images that fit their shiny new online presence. And we get it. Our designers spend a lot of time searching for, creating, and placing the images used in our site mockups and for … Read the Post

A Recap of Thrive Conf '18

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Thrive Conf, a one-day conference put on by AIGA Raleigh. Six creatives from across the country shared their journeys to becoming designers, how they overcome failure, and how they’re changing the world through design. … Read the Post

2018 Web Design Trends

Happy 2018! We love spending some time at the beginning of the year to reflect on our work, but also look forward to what we can create in the upcoming months. It's exciting to take a look at design trends and start putting them to use. This year, we think designers will be br… Read the Post