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Have you ever considered what the future will think of your current design style?  Is what you’re into now really as cutting-edge as you think?  If you can imagine it, everything we are witnessing now – the super-fast, graphic, speed-racer technology of the here and now, the cool and clever techie tools and gadgets that seem to school all the rest – in the blink of an eye, may all be simply forgotten.  If you can imagine it, it just maybe, we are totally living in the dark ages of our time. Compared to the future, that is.  What kind of future should we expect, and is it as exciting as we hope?  More importantly, can us, by some clever devising, incorporate a bit of …

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What’s one design element least likely to be found on e-commerce sites?  It’s the search element, and what a shame.  So many sites decide to forgo giving users the opportunity to search a site for relevant information and quick finds, not realizing the harm that is done. Why so important?  Well, the ability of customers to find what they’re looking for on a website operates much the same as it does in a store.  If they don’t find what they’re looking for, they’ll likely leave and visit the competition.  If they do find it, a sale is likely to ensue. Designers should be open to including this important element more and more, especially in e-commerce. The fact is search features are vital for smart e-commerce …

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This tutorial engages web designers into converting a PDS web template reconstructing it professionally into HTML/CSS which functions in a similar way. The designer may want to project questions in anticipation for clarification. These may include how can this process be activated and completed with dexterity? Do not become too anxious. It is very simple. These lessons were organized so that persons with the least possible knowledge in the art can follow simple directions and complete procedures with great success. True! This sequels a previous article on the same subject. Precisely, this tutorial completes the process. Here the focus will, however, be on converting and coding the PDS mock-up created in the previous lesson. Importantly, the designer will be offered instructions on converting the PDS, …

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Everyone at sometime encounters a burnout even web designers too, but it can be avoided. It is true that there are mechanisms within the culture that can really push designers over into a disillusive melancholy, especially, when with all the imaginative ingenuity still designs are not taking off. The first thing to do is simply take a break because sooner or later health would be severely affected if he/ she just do not know when to let go of every design infringement. Remember, in maintaining creative sanity it is important to give it up when it seems nonsensical and the brain becomes obscure. The following tips are measures which can be taken to avoid design burnout. Take care of your health Mental and physical exhaustion …

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Who could have thought that web designing would emerge into a pyramid as the food chain so intently followed by nutritionist? Expert designers felt that it would be useful to burrow this concept for efficiency in the industry creating a cross cultural fusion. From observations it has been discovered that while twitter, FaceBook and all the other popular networking sites have become phenomenal still they may not be as user- friendly as they could due to web designing inconsistencies. As such, it is believed that web designing as a science can offer users a much greater experience if strategies were employed in providing the service. In this quest web experts have embarked upon solid foundations of reinventing content, redirecting traffic and implementing strong SEO practices. …

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Window vista fonts have swiftly become a way of life in contemporary web designing. Newer fonts arrive in the industry daily and designer experiment with them ever since they arrive on the market on January 30th 2010. With the introduction of Microsoft Windows vista and designers adopting their font profile to it three major discoveries were embraced. First they were acknowledged as being very aesthetic and a wonderful addition to the website technology. Secondly, they can be blurry except Clear Type is installed as an anti-a liaison enablement protocol. Thirdly, they are remarkably smaller in size than other fonts. Breaking down the fonts The 7 ‘C’ fonts are very popular being so nicknamed because their names begin with ‘C’ and part of the Microsoft Clear …

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A web designer’s expertise is demonstrated in the way he/she can take raw bland data such as figures and colorfully design a graphic illustration. This does not happen upon graduation from graphic designing school neither after months under someone else’s instruction. It encompasses innovation and individual ingenuity, which can be considered as giftedness. The truth is that at first it would seem a boring encounter to be foundling with tables, chi-quares and even percentages required to be transformed to charts and graphic designs. However, a web designer’s ability to transpose talent into the interpretative design is the greatest gift. When to use a chart Charts were invented by designers who brought the invisible into the visible working with the imagination. Thus the decision as to …

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Planning is an important life process. Applying this technique to an important business venture as a website design is no less significant. There are pertinent questions to be addressed, and they will be answered in this article being techniques for planning of an E-Commerce web site. The significance lies in its purpose. It is a business; therefore, directing traffic is of utmost importance. Precisely, careful planning must focus on traffic generation and user friendly dynamics. These strategies summarize the specific objectives contained in the production for an E-Commerce web site. It must be noted that Inclusive in the series of questions to be asked are, specifically what are the business objectives for the site, who are the potential customers; are peculiar features required to attract …

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Have you forgotten your footers?  Chances are, you have.  Designers are apt to apply a certain “out of sight, out of mind” perspective to what’s found at the bottom of the page. Just why is it that footers get so little attention and more importantly, what can be done about it? In this post, we’ll take a look at the forgotten footer, a design element whose importance sometimes gets left in the proverbial shadows, but first, just what is the point of a footer? The Point of Footer As a designer you’re often told what to design and where to put it so that visitor interest stays intact. There are few places on a site where you can let your clever sense of humor really …

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Some believe that web design is not just art, but so much more.  More than art, a website must convey the objectives, goals, plans, intents and purposes of an entire body of individuals (or at least one individual) working hard to transform their efforts into some kind of success – usually the highest kind.  From this vantage point, web design takes on an over-arching prior agenda: it must have a strategic impetus to boldly go in the direction of progress and prosperity.  In other words, it must be more than excellent – on a good number of levels, but which? Setting goals, engaging the audience and establishing a brand new image are the basic strategic levels from which a website can excel.  These are the …

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