On the subject of Design
Creating a high quality product page requires a combination of many different elements. From the content to the layout, a good product page must combine functionality, optimisation and high quality copy. Presenting your product pages in a way that is useful for both search engines and customers is incredibly important. Many different elements are involved […]
“Good visual hierarchy isn’t about wild and crazy graphics or the newest photoshop filters, it’s about organising information in a way that’s usable, accessible, and logical to the everyday site visitor.” Brandon Jones on Sep 28th 2011 www.webdesign.tutsplus.com The basis of design is communication – relaying a message or inducing a reaction, calls or click. […]
I’m about half way through The Elements of Typographic Style and thoroughly enjoying it. I really wish there was a way you could read a book and ride a bicycle so I could get more reading time in while commuting, but I’ll just have to take my time reading it instead! Some thoughts so far… […]
Thank you to Steff for passing on this lovely graphic illustrating the differences between Helvetica and Arial.
It’s no secret – I hate computers.Â Outside of work I avoid them as much as I can.Â I mean they are very very useful things, but i hate being tied to and dependant on a machine. I think the root of my dislike is the way they diminish your creative output.Â Many others have […]
Please excuse the following rant but I’m increasingly frustrated, bored, let down, despairing, incredulous that there are still “graphic designers” out there who have no concept of how to design for the web, but who insist on designing websites for their clients It’s fine if they stick to Quark and what they are good at, […]