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Meet Lily – a Photo Drone with a Great Web Design!

You might have already heard about Lily, the aerial video camera that tracks you as it flies above and around you recording video from afar of you and your surroundings. The shots and angels that Lily captures is truly stunning. Navigate to their homepage and watch the feature video on to get an idea of just how cool Lily’s …continue reading

House Industries – conquering mediocrity with a genuine love for their subject matter

In my last installment Things We Like Thursday I covered how typography can be taken the digital age – today I express my appreciation for a business admired by designers around the world for their typefaces (and more!), House Industries. Harkening back to the days when typefaces were cast in metal, House Industries prefers the term “type foundry” …continue reading

How to Quickly and Efficiently Optimize your Website’s SEO

Search engine optimization, or SEO, provides the opportunity and tools that you need to reach your target audience and encourage visitors to return to your website. Excellent SEO strategies ensure that your company website is easy to find when a client looks for information and easy to read when you finish a blog post, update …continue reading

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Tulip Time Background 2015 Give Away

Tulip Time 2015 Background Design Giveaway

Although the Blue Sky Sessions office is no longer on 8th Street, we do love our local festival – Tulip Time! With the deliciously greasy food, dutch dancing, parades, and tulips, what’s not to like! Following Phil’s post last week on great stock photography, and some other projects we have been working on recently, we were inspired so …continue reading

Stock photography doesn’t have to be generic or cost an arm and a leg.

For this weeks things we like thursday (#TWLT) we wanted to share a valuable resource. But first lets discuss the problem which will show the value of this resource. The problem: Quality photos, videos and icons are a must for website content. But generating original content can be cost prohibitive to many businesses. So, these …continue reading

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better map experience, responsible development

Better Map UX, Prevent Scroll Hijacking

Maps provide important information for users but they can pose a serious UX problem for mobile users. The Problem. Scrolling through a page is one of the most common things a user does when visiting a site. When we scroll, we expect the page to move, up or down. But, when a user encounters a map …continue reading