The Distillery Blog

  • User-Centered Design for Optimal Product Viability: 3 Use Cases

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    In recent years, user-centered design (UCD) has become widespread well beyond the design field. Companies and organizations ranging from NASA to IKEA and everything in between have benefited from adopting UCD. UCD is not one of those design trends that will come and go in the...

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  • How to Design an Effective Landing Page

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    First, let’s get clear on what we’re talking about: A landing page is a web page that encourages a user to do something. Generally speaking, a landing page is useful when a target action can be accomplished by...

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  • 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Designing Your Business Logo

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    You have only one chance to make a first impression when someone visits your business’ website. Your logo is one of the first things visitors see. That’s exactly why a well-designed logo is always the result of significant...

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  • A Story Worth Telling: 10 Design Trends to Watch in 2019

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    Design helps us tell stories. That’s why smart businesses embrace design as a tool to help them tell the stories of who they are, what they do, and why they’re different. Trends also tell a story. In particular,...

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  • 10 Common Design Mistakes… and How to Avoid Them

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    Design work is complex business. It’s far too easy to mess up. To create high-quality products, all of the small details are crucially important. Each detail must be taken into account. It can be easy to get lost...

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  • The Future of Typography: An Introduction to Variable Fonts

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    Designers, imagine a world in which the number of fonts used on a website or app isn’t limited by load speed, or by the availability of styles in a font family. You’d no longer be limited to a few weights (light, regular, bold) and widths (condensed, regular, expanded). Instead, you could exercise a fine degree...

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  • 7 Awesome Augmented Reality Solutions

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    Augmented reality, also known as AR, is increasingly everywhere. Businesses across industries are turning to augmented reality app development to help them create new ways to engage their customers. Educators are using AR to develop new ways of teaching, and medical professionals are using it to transform the...

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