Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

A Lawyer and a Content Strategist Walk Into A Bar..

  • Jul. 17 2020

Web accessibility is a balance between good content and design, a well-built front-end, and a clear understanding of the legal ramifications of our websites. So we pulled a content strategist and a lawyer together to discuss the finer points of accessibility.

So ... What Is Discovery?

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Mar. 06 2020

Building a website is like building a house — each decision is built upon the decisions that came before. Just as an architect doesn’t just throw a number at you and begin working on blueprints, we don’t begin working on a project until we fully understand the scope. We do that through our discovery process.

On the Road

  • Jul. 05 2017

Deane and Corey share insights from years of content management projects.

“The Self-Directed Strategist” — Confab 2016

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • May. 21 2016

Blend’s User Experience Strategist Corey Vilhauer spoke this week at Confab Central 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota about building a content strategy practice and managing organizational change.

Corey Vilhauer Featured in “25 Hottest Web Design Techniques”

  • Aug. 10 2015

A better web means a better experience for everyone. Users should be able to reach what they need without worrying about how they're accessing the internet. Our user experience strategist Corey Vilhauer put his spin on this list of 25 techniques.

Kill Your Processes

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Apr. 05 2015

The small details and the specific tools definitely matter. But there’s a need to break away from tools and begin learning to act on the fly.

The Rule of Firsts

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Dec. 30 2014

Mobile first. Content first. Users first. Which one is really meant to be first – and what do we mean when we say “first” in the first place?

“Web 101: Planning a Website” — Falls Foundry

  • Karla Santi, Corey Vilhauer, and Stephanie Uher
  • Sep. 09 2014

Three Blend representatives discussed what it takes to plan a website from three different angles: content, design, and development.

The Web of Questions

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Dec. 12 2013

Our web is a complicated web, because people are complicated beings. So we depend on asking questions – for clarity, yes, but also for education and inclusion.

Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Nov. 26 2013

User Experience Strategist Corey Vilhauer is featured in a new book from Smashing Magazine: Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design.

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