Go to site. Look at design. Not bad is it? Quite alright. Model’s quite alright too and doesn’t distract from the products too much.
I have a 14-year-old niece. She used to want to be a rock star. Before that she wanted to be an actress. As of six months ago, what do you think she wants to be when she grows up? What’s the glamorous, emancipating career of choice? Of course, she wants to be a Web designer. It’s such a glamorous business!
I browse the web all day long, and I’m a person who actually reads the copy on most sites. And well, I have to tell you—it sucks. Big time. I find it a shame that so many site owners put such little stakes in copy writing. All across the web, you can hear the web masters chanting:
Jason Santa Maria provides some great design lessons on his journal. In the second instalment of his ‘Under the loupe’ series, he talks about making hierarchy clear and creating focal points in your layout. For someone who hasn’t really had any formal design education like me, it’s great to know why things work (or don’t work) visually.
My original intent for this journal was to post my comments over on other people’s journals on my own journal. I’m still not quite sure if that’s actually quite interesting or if it’ll work, so it’s as much an adventure for me as it is for you!
Mike Davidson has just announced the final Mike Industries iPod Creativity Competition: Design a Steve Jobs Movie Poster. I’ve posted the following three entries…I’m up against some terrific competition, so fingers crossed!