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Multidisciplinary Warriors Coding and Crafting

By on Sep 17, 2012 in Web Design

Designers who code, developers who talk to clients, project managers who design — what kind of sorcery is this?! Here at Loud Dog, we believe that understanding each branch of the design/development/delivery process is integral to any project. That’s why our team consists of multidisciplinary warriors crafting, coding, and constructing elegant solutions. Our team members…

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Outsmarting the Spambots

By on Jun 28, 2012 in Web Design

Way back in 2005, we explored a number of different ways to protect your email address from spambots and shared a protection method we call MakeSafe. The spambots haven’t stopped and neither have we. Over the last few years, we’ve developed a new version of MakeSafe that further obfuscates emails to continue stumping spambot crawlers, and makes…

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Learning Mobile Web Design at An Event Apart

By on Dec 21, 2011 in Mobile, Web Applications, Web Design

Loud Dog was at An Event Apart last week! If you saw some of my tweets, I was going to 11. An Event Apart features some of the greatest minds in modern web design. I attended the all-day workshop portion of the event, and the presenter, Luke Wroblewski, flooded my noggin with mobile web design gold. Mobile design is still young and growing fast. I want to share with you some of the concepts so that you may incorporate into your design practice and stay fresh.

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Hadoop World Gets a New Home Online

By on Aug 5, 2011 in Loud Dog Projects, Web Design

Loud Dog has teamed up with Cloudera to launch a brand new microsite for their annual conference for the Apache Hadoop community.

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Sneak Peek: La Casa de las Madres Website Redesign

By on Jun 22, 2011 in Loud Dog Projects, Web Design

We’re busy at work on a website redesign for La Casa de las Madres and wanted to give you a sneak peek at some of our designs before the official launch in a few weeks. La Casa de las Madres provides shelter, advocacy, and support services to battered women and their children in San Francisco. In…

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4 Tools to Help with Color Palette Development

By on May 4, 2011 in Web Applications, Web Design

I love colors. I love how colors can command your attention while subtly change your feelings and attitude, just be looking and be around them! It’s pretty amazing how we react to so such a quiet piece of the design puzzle. As much as I love colors, I absolutely despise developing color palettes. Colors can…

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By on Feb 14, 2011 in Loud Dog News, Loud Dog Projects, Web Design

Watch our spiffy video below to learn more about the technical, creative, and branding decisions behind the redesign of Warning: you probably won’t be able to get the song out of your head for at least a week– it’s that good.

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Abolish the Designer-User Disconnect with Click Tests

By on Feb 2, 2011 in Web Applications, Web Design, Web Engineering

There are many teams out there developing products from inside a box. These teams emerge from this box with a new product and say, “TADA!!…” And when they find out the people don’t like it, they go back into the box and try to make tweaks; rinse, repeat. It’s hard to find out what users…

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By on Oct 22, 2010 in Web Design

It’s official! We launched a refreshed version of to help support their marketing efforts at the ABA conference this week. We’ll be sure to follow this up with a more detailed post about the whole project, but in the meantime, check out their new digs online.

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Getting started as a Web Designer, Part Two

By on Apr 20, 2009 in Web Design, Web Engineering

In part one of this article, I focused on sharing resources for getting started in design for the web. Here, I’ll review how I learned the basics about code in order to enrich my designs and share the resources I recommend to learn about coding on your own.

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