Next Big Design: Should trends affect web page design?

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Should trends affect web page design?

At Visual Swirl, Leighton Taylor looks ponders how web sites should be designed. They are a tool that can prove relevance, but aren't as important or constant as a logo. At the same time, there should be a usable design and show the personality of the brand.

A great point Taylor brings up is that while the design of great webpages has changed over the years, the great permanent structures stay can be beneficial to a brand. Their examples are Amazon and Apple.

Read the full article here.

2 comments:

raindance said...

I think this article makes great points. I do think web sites can incorporate both, such as his examples of Amazon and Apple. The basic structure is the same they just tweak it now and again.

The one thing I hope that stays from all this 'web 2.0' look, is the nice large fonts. it's so much easier to read larger fonts on screen.

brettdean said...

You have a good point of view about the Web page design..