Category: Digital Design

Looking to Redesign Your Website? Dive Into This

We recently had a client that asked us to help figure out why their users were not clicking through a call to action button at the bottom of a landing page and leaving, even though users spent a good amount of time on that page. We had some ideas. But first, we had to test these ideas so we asked users, why?

Anatomy of a Good Newsletter: Dissecting The Sweet Pea

I was trying to think of a good newsletter exampleit was a surprisingly tricky. I get a fair number of newsletters, but some of them are…bad. They’re unclear in purpose, they’re so poorly designed my eyes hurt, or they tell me about things I don’t care about and sound like they’re written by robots. But then I realized I get a great newsletter every week: The Sweet Pea.

Donate ButtonsRoundup

We work with a lot of nonprofit and education clients, and one of the biggest questions we always face is, “What should we do with the donate button?” It’s a tricky business asking the public for money. The organization generally wants and needs people to donate, but how can we appeal to the public without seeming entirely desperate? Well, let’s see how the big guys do it, and decide if what they’re doing is effective.

Igniting youth tech & design

We here at LimeRed Studio are very fortunate to have the opportunity to collaborate with Youth Service Projects igniTech Program to host two very bright and creative young women to join our team for the summer.

Rethink and redesign your e-mail newsletter, ideas to get you started

Here at LimeRed Studio, we love food and we love eating out and trying new things! But what interests us even more is finding inspiration for our design work with nonprofits. So while we think about and savor new foods, we also think about peoples behaviors and what motivates them to choose to engage or interact and how it is influenced by the presentation of information and visual elements.

How to make working with images less horrible Part 2: Easy image editing for PCs and Macs

So now that weve gone over how to choose image file types and resolutions, lets talk about how we actually edit those images (without the expensive software) so that we can use them on a website. For this article, Im going to avoid talking about Photoshop. Photoshop is great software we use it every day it’s professional and it’s expensive. We’re discussing consumer-level editing (and pricing) for those of you out there that just need something quick and dirty to get the job done.