Archive for March, 2011

color in design 101

Color is a big part of our life. Color influences our emotions, it tells us things about our surroundings and it is often seen as a form of beauty. A well colored plate of food will taste better with nice colors. The food on your left will look tasty even if you might not like the taste of it. How come?

Imagine getting a place of French fries in front of you but instead of golden brown the fries are light blue. Would you eat it?

Graphic design is not really different from food design. Color is important to give the viewers a proper impression and the right message.

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scaling a website for devices using css3

it has always been a challenge for web developers and designers to create a website that works on both desktop and mobile. Although the current day mobile devices have left their ancestors way behind them in may ways it is still a fact that the screens are smaller and the input devices are different. How do we solve that issue in one website?

I know mobile compatible websites are not new. Know setups like redirecting mobile traffic to a sub domain that has a mobile optimized website is fairly common. But you still have to maintain two sets of HTML, two sets of css and two set’s of javascript. What if we could make a website that is optimized for mobile and desktop without switching to another physical website to do it!?

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