Principles of Interface Design: Colour

Whether designing graphics for print or the web, there are some basic principles worth noting if we want our designs to be well received. The technicolour horrors of the past can still be seen in the far reaches of the interweb, where these rules were obviously never applied. Murch, G. M. in his book; ‘The Effective Use of…

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Visual Direction in Web Design

Just came across an excellent article that clearly illustrates core design concepts that help inform any website design. Written by Ahmed Hussam  for Web Design TutsPlus (Apr 13th 2012), the following is an excerpt from Visual Direction in Web Design. [br] One of the big secrets of design is learning how to guide the visual direction of viewers.  This…

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Best tips and tricks for designing the most visually appealing website

Think of the websites you visit the most — chances are they are clean, professional, and easy to navigate. This is no coincidence: the human mind takes just a millisecond to make a definitive decision as to a site’s credibility, and this initial judgment is based entirely on aesthetics which means a good web design…

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