If you’ve ever had trouble choosing between the time-honored and the modern, you’ve come to the right place. Even though a web developer has a limited number of font choices to choose from, ill-thought font selections often cancel out all the hard work that goes into a site’s design.
One of the most rudimentary elements of web design and graphic design is choosing the perfect type. Something as simple as picking the right font is such an important and integral part of design. It helps to create an overall cohesivenessin your project, having the ability to change how one looks at graphic art or a website.
Before YouTube completely takes over the world wide web and all content becomes restricted to videos and podcasts, let’s admire the humble art of type.
Grooveshark, the streaming music website, have been re-designed. As everyday I opened it to listen the music that accompanies me while I work, and surprise! Grooveshark has changed!
The double challenge of designing a suitable website for artists of any kind is well known to web designers. The tricky part is to design a site that will present the art works beautifully, without overshadowing them. At the same time the site should communicate the artists’ style, so the designer must learn to “talk” the same language the artists talk.
Can a day of bad weather be inspiring? To one fashion designer, it is, and both his apparel and web design reflect that.
To showcase their waterproof fashion line, the Swims website fills the backdrop with rainfall. Not to worry, a quick click will bring you over in a flash to one of their three umbrellas. It’s a very simple Flash technique that anyone with some basic knowledge can achieve.