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Founded in 2015 by freelance developer Lauren Woodfork, Blackbird Design Co. offers a full range of graphic, media and web design and development services.

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Editor's Notes

5 UX Principles Your Website Can’t Live Without

Lately we’ve been talking a lot about about User Experience, or UX, and there’s a very good reason for that. UX is all about how we interact with things, and if you can craft a great one for your customer odds are they’ll want to interact with your site more. So here’s 5 UX principles […]

Lessons Learned from Hawai’i – User Experience Pt. 2

Designing the User Experience to Prevent Human Error Welcome back! In the part one we discussed the user experience flaw that created Saturday’s false missile alert in Hawai’i. Now we’re going to look at how user experience design helps us avoid this kind of human error. How Hawai’i Could’ve Avoided Saturday’s Events Just a few […]

Lessons Learned from Hawai’i – User Experience Pt. 1

User Experience Matters- Why? A slightly longer article this time with a real world example straight from the news. It well illustrates both the importance of user experience and the fact that we generally don’t notice it unless it goes horribly wrong. User Experience Gone Awry Bear with me- I’m sure you’ve heard this story […]


5 Things You Need to Know About SEO

Did you know that SEO (search engine optimization) for your site can be painless, and even quick? Here’s five things you need to know: SEO is not a magic bullet. It’s very true that SEO is vitally important to the success of your website. It’s untrue that it will work instantly, and you should be […]

So You Want a Website- Now What?

When you want to create a website for your business, there are literally thousands of different options, most of them confusing and some of them downright conflicting. Here are five things you should evaluate up front in order to make the process as easy as possible:   Your target audience. It sounds simple, but who […]

Why Design Matters: Fact-Checking the Template Myth

Why Design Matters: Fact-Checking the Template Myth Myth: “I don’t think design matters, I can just use x-y-z company’s premade templates.” Facts: That’s probably not a good idea, and here’s why: While it’s true that many people use templates, it’s true that many people use templates.   That sounds like a paradox, but simply put […]