Showing 1 to 6 of 27 blog posts in the design category.

What White Space Is In the context of web design, white space (or negative space) is the space around and between elements on a page. To non-designers, it may seem unnecessary o... Read more

October 30, 2017

Designing navigation that will support the needs of website users is one of the more important aspects of site usability. At Caktus we practice iterative, user-centered navigati... Read more

October 9, 2017

In the first installment of this two-part series, I introduced product discovery as the process of building a shared understanding about the product between stakeholders and the... Read more

April 19, 2017

When setting out to build a new website or web application, it is a good idea to build a shared understanding of the product between stakeholders and the product team. Through r... Read more

April 17, 2017

The Debate My teammates and I recently engaged in a spirited debate over whether outbound links (links to external websites) should open in the same or in a new tab. “Same tab” ... Read more

March 1, 2017

What is responsive web design? Responsive web design is an approach to web design and development whereby websites and web applications respond to a screen size of the device on... Read more

January 4, 2017