When Is A Design Finished?

How do you know when a site is done? How do you know when the design is finished and it’s time to launch? I want to answer this question with some thoughts about when you might launch and the pros and cons of launching sooner or later.

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Communicate Efficiently By Reducing Realism

The world around us contains a lot of visual noise. It’s great to see, but all that visual information has to be processed even the parts we’re not interested in. You can help speed processing by removing noise and reducing realism.

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The Web Is A Rectangle

Have you ever noticed how many websites look the same? How many are just a bunch of rectangles? How many seem to copy from one another? Where’s the uniqueness and creativity?

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How To Direct A Viewer’s Eye Through Your Design

Where in your design do people look first? Where do they look next? After that? How much control do you have when it comes to directing the viewer’s eye?

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Why I Design

Do you ever think about why you design? Or develop or market or whatever it is you do? You know the events that led you to become a web designer. Was it a conscious decision? Were you following your instincts? Now that you’re here do you know the reasons you stay and continue designing?

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