Monthly Archives: February 2012

Depth in Web Design

In any form of design, I believe the devil is in the details. This is demonstrated beautifully by sites that use a three dimensional esthetic. A really good example is squaredeye.com (let’s be honest, mainly because I think the whale is … Continue reading

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Using Generators Breeds Poor Design

Code generators like this one are undeniably cool. The idea that there is enough technology & need out there to warrant a free service of this type blows my mind. It’s fun to play around with for a few minutes … Continue reading

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Beauty vs Function

I feel like I make this argument all the time (and likely will continue to!). People always think of something being beautiful OR functional. Why can’t we have both? Personally, I’d like a world where I can have my cake … Continue reading

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Creative Interfaces

I started this blog post because I was getting frustrated with my project 2 design and needed to take my mind off of it. I have to say, so far it is not helping! These designs are so well done. … Continue reading

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How we’ve changed since 2001.

In the first few paragraphs of this article, I saw the reference to Netscape and laughed. I thought, there is no way the field hasn’t changed since 2001. Reading further, I was surprised to learn that a few things have indeed stayed … Continue reading

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The importance of knowing code

After reading this article, it has me thinking a lot about my goals coming into this program. I had a growing passion for design and was drawn to the interactivity of the web. I chose to get my masters in … Continue reading

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Accessibility in Web Design

What a great article from Jim Byrne! I love that he takes a stand against creating websites that are accessible to “everyone.” It is a subject I was always curious about. He points out that we are striving for too … Continue reading

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