Expressing Mood and Meaning with Typeface

A technique for selecting the right font family for your website

Chris Maxwell

March 14, 2016

95% of the information on the web is written language. It is only logical to say that a web designer should get good training in the main discipline of shaping written information, in other words: Typography.

- Web Design Is 95% Typography

Learning about typography has had a huge impact on my approach to building . . .

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The Color Palette in Web Design

Techniques for picking colors and creating a color palette for your website

Chris Maxwell

March 13, 2016

There can be no doubt that color plays a major role in the design of a website. Mike Kus in the article, "Nine Things I've Learned" captures this sentiment best:

There are many contributing factors that go into making a good visual design, but one of the simplest ways to do this is through the use of colour. The . . .

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Branding: A Simple Method for Creating a Logo

How to create a logo for your website when you're not a designer

Chris Maxwell

March 12, 2016

If ever there were an area in your website's design that could really use the help of a professional graphic designer, it's branding. A company's identity can radiate from its brand, and brands can become so well-known that they become memes.

A company's logo is more often than not the cornerstone of a company's . . .

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