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About

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Bright Web Design (brightwebs) is a small freelance design creative based in Windsor, Nova Scotia. Specializing in website design for nonprofit and charitable organizations as well as small business. Stephanie has an innate understanding of the importance of branding and vision in both graphic and web design. She uses her sense of design and a desire for innovation to create simple, dynamic websites that are responsive and clean.

Journal

February 28, 2018

It’s All About the Blend

Utopia: Work-Life Balance It sounds nice, doesn’t it? We all say we want it, and why wouldn’t you? This whole "work-life balance" thing really does seem to be on everyone's minds. Everyone envisions this perfect 50/50 split between work and personal time, in which you not only complete all that day's work tasks (the perfect employee)…

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January 15, 2018

How to encourage creativity

How to encourage creativity January 15, 2018 Creativity is such a buzz word these days, and as always, the internet is full of useful (ahem!) information. Advice is often directed to corporate workspaces and a manager's responsibility to enable and encourage creativity among her staff. As an entrepreneur, that kind of advice doesn't apply to…

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October 25, 2017

Traditional office or coworking?

Is the traditional office a thing of the past? October 25, 2017   The traditional office: a place where employees congregate Monday through Friday for  40+ hours per week to produce work for a company. But what’s the benefit to everyone congregating under one roof five days a week, spending much of their living and…

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July 26, 2017

How important is it to be creative?

Is being "creative" really all that? Creativity is intelligence having fun. - Albert Einstein creative noun  cre·a·tive Definition of creative (Merriam-Webster) 1:  one who is creative; especially: one involved in the creation of advertisements 2:  creative activity or the material produced by it especially in advertising The current business buzzword (or one of them, anyway) is "creative". Every company wants…

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June 29, 2017

The best creative tools to use

The best creative tools to use - the short, short list Freelancing looks idyllic from the outside. Working with the best clients, choosing fun projects, determining your own hours and working from home or wherever you like. But there’s a lot that happens under the hood to keep the momentum going. Doing the actual freelance work for your…

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June 15, 2017

Design Basics: Always carry a notebook

Design Basics: Always carry a notebook

Source: Basics Product Design 01: Idea Searching, by David Bramston.

The sketchbook and notebook can work effectively in conjunction with each other, providing that sketches can capture the essence of what is being viewed, and the notebook can record it accurately and concisely. A few simple marks or keywords can often record elements that a more sophisticated method of recording would not be able to do. The strength of a line or a metaphor can place an observation with surprising detail, which can be referenced at a later stage with considerable accuracy.

  • Reference
  • Background knowledge
  • Direction & Inspiration

The designer needs to be a sponge for information and needs to be able to explore, analyse and categorise as frequently as possible.

 

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