There is a fantastic website that looks like a copy of Bank of America’s website. If you look closer, you realize that something is up. The design elements are the same, but something is not quite right. It seems that the goal of the parody website, Your Bank of America, is to embarrass the bank [...]
Category Archives: web design and development
I think this might be a default look for Tumblr or the template used on the site – I am not sure. Either way, the archive page shown below is very appealing. It contains member stories. If only the home page looked like this too. (It is a straight-forward blog design).
As I mentioned before, I am a big fan of the redesign of whitehouse.gov that happened when Obama was inaugurated. One of the other things I impressed me was its use of a slider on the home page to trumpet featured posts. Because I was in the middle of a building a new website for [...]
Free online tool: Color Scheme Designer This is a great resource if you don’t even want to think about it, or when you just need a helping hand.
Tips for web writing “5 Writing Tips for Web Designers” has good advice for those of you who write for the web. Below is my summary and commentary. Also, see this related post. 1. Basically, it’s all about your customers’ needs for finding information, becoming a member, getting involved, donating, whatever. Everything – including links, [...]
This is a multi-chapter curriculum that offers tutorials on web design concepts, HTML basics, CSS basics, web accessibility, best practices and more. I haven’t yet delved into this in detail, but I’m really excited to. I think this might be a great supplement to the mighty W3 Schools.
I found a cool CSS technique on this web page. The idea is have text wrap in a curvy, rather than in a block-like manner. Here are the basic steps Take an image and slice it into horizontal strips. Use the same height for each strip. I use GIMP to make the image’s background transparent. [...]