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Create a Custom Pumpkin Carving Template

Searching for pumpkin carving templates online will yield great results. But you can create a template from any photo you want. It works best starting with a high-contrast photo. See the steps below! Step 1: Find a photo and bring it into Photoshop. I added a little space on top to add the top of her head later. Step 2: Boost the contrast by adjusting the levels. Notice how close the triangles are in the middle of the … read more

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Artists Are Awesome

After seeing the Inktober sketches some of my friends are doing, I thought I'd highlight a few awesome artists I've known over the years. Jake Rainis — Jake worked at Metropolis for three years. Not only is he a talented graphic designer, he's an amazing website developer as well. His artistic ability goes well beyond his amazing self-taught calligraphic skills. He is also a musician who composes and performs his own st… read more

SnapSuites Customer Spotlight
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Client Spotlight: SnapSuites

Roxana Chiu, Co-Founder of SnapSuites We recently sat down with Roxana Chiu, co-founder of SnapSuites to discuss the whys and hows of launching a new business. Not surprisingly, we share the same core values. How would you design the perfect office space? Roxana and Bettina have the answer! They are the co-founders of SnapSuites — a membership-based office center located on Boylston Street in Boston's Back Bay. They o… read more

Does your website need a redesign?
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Does your website need a redesign?

The lifespan of a website depends on several factors. Technology is constantly improving, user interfaces go in and out of style, and your business changes. Here are three options to consider when evaluating your current website design. Option 1: Just update the content This is a great first-step approach to any website redesign. You can start with our website audit worksheet to identify areas that need improvement. Update y… read more

Finding the right web design agency
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First steps to finding a web design agency

Here is a guide detailing what you should expect from the redesign process depending on the type of company you have and the growth stage it is in. The typical process starts with a realization that you need a new website, but you have no idea what it will take to get it done. That makes sense, since you're (hopefully) not creating a new website for your company every year. There are many reasons to get a new website. Ofte… read more