Forms are one of the main sources of information intake for government agencies, and yet they’re often thrown together haphazardly – with overutilized templates or poorly considered practices.
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Let’s face it, cleaner, modern visuals are simply more inviting. When designing reports and other visuals, be focused on the aesthetics of your design. Easy to interpret visuals and data sets allow readers to follow the flow of your design. Using plain writing language allows readers to read, understand and quickly find the information theyRead… Read more »
Whether you are creating the website with your own staff, or using an outside firm to do the work, they should be using best of breed tools and techniques that are not only intuitive but also allow changes as technology and users dictate.
Creative Mornings provides fresh insight and spirited conversation for professionals of all backgrounds. With themes like community, chaos, honesty and intentionality, the message often challenges the way we view our work and ourselves.
Creating an organization’s logo can be a drawn-out, painful process. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are examples of two very different experiences.
Because many government organizations can’t afford quality image subscription services, they often avoid photography altogether – which can lead to lengthy, text-heavy reports. Fortunately, there are several websites specializing in royalty-free photography!
One of the key principles of design is positive ambiguity. Learn how it can be an enabler of government innovation.
Love organizing and putting events together? Or are you more of the artistic type? If one of these sounds like you, then apply to GovLoop! We’re hiring for our 2018 spring-to-summer round of fellowships!
A little bit of technical debt can sometimes be strategic, but keep an eye on it to make sure it doesn’t get out of hand. And as always, plan ahead.
Design is not merely a first impression of something we are about to consume. It controls how we consume content, from the order we read elements on a page to the shape and spacing of the letters.