Tag Archives: Web Designers

Graphic Design for the web

Designing a website is not the same thing as designing for print. When the web was developed, it was meant to be a purely text medium and it stayed that way until the mid-1990s. However, designers have been pushing for some graphic potential to make it more interesting and engaging. Although designing for web is now a reality, it is not the same as designing for print – it’s vastly different. While print designers are given absolute control over weight, […]

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Vintage web designs popped out of the woodwork in 2007. Some will claim that they’ve been around longer than that, but the influx of retro web design happened three years ago, with blog templates using flower power themes, rainbows, and afro-haired cartoon characters in bright shirts and bell bottom pants. The retro trend was cute and it caught on quite fast.

Typography is an integral part of web design. A website is not a website without textual content. The presentation of this textual content is as important (if not more important) than how well the images are placed on the page.

The single page layout is one of the most challenging layouts to master in web design. Web designers need to put every element together so that a single unified effect is achieved. Of course, the limitations can have its perks. Stripped of the freedom to redirect to several pages all at once, the single page layout, when it’s good, is as powerful as an artwork.

Whether you’re building an online store or maintaining a blog, it’s pretty trendy to add a set of social media icons to your website. The most common of them are Facebook, Twitter, Multiply. Sometimes, web designers also add a Flicker icon to link an online album of products or photo samples, in the case of people displaying their skills in photography.

Modal Boxes vs. Pop up boxes

These days, the web design trends tend to be user-friendly as opposed to designer-friendly. Read: most of them might take more time to configure, but all elements are designed to help the visitors interact well with the website.

There are no canonized rules for website design. Most of the time, it’s really all about keeping up with trends, and being very sensitive to your website visitor’s needs. Aside from the aesthetic factors of web design, efficient coding skills also come into play. This is why it’s very important for all web designers to keep these resources on hand.

Latest Website Design Trends

Web designers are mercurial lot! They love to experiment and therefore, keep setting new trends in design. Here are 5 of the latest website design trends for the year 2009. Embossing Letterpress – A highly unexpected website design trend, letterpress or pressed letter is a technique that hasn’t been in use for quite a while now. However, the re-emergence of this trend indicates a revival.

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