Archive for “web design”

On this page the following entries were made in the “web design” category.

Accessibility and the inclusion principle

Posted July 27th, 2009 by Rachel

While looking for an old article on Alistapart that I really should have bookmarked eons ago but forgot to, I stumbled across an article on the inclusion principle. The basic message of the article is that accessibility is something that should be considered right from the start of a design, and not as an afterthought. [...]

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Easy website background image

Posted July 26th, 2009 by Rachel

I’ve stumbled upon an easy to do background effect for a web page if you’re looking for a fairly “natural”/neutral background if you don’t want a stark white background on a page. This gives you a nice texture which takes the ‘glare’ off a stark white page (works best with “natural” type themes) which is very [...]

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Time management and modern web design

Posted March 5th, 2008 by Rachel

A few days ago Gill over at JBVoices posted a blog entry about a graphic she’d happened upon on the web, showing a pie chart of a time breakdown for modern web design which had amused her greatly. It amused me too. For those requiring a text version of the image, the breakdown reads thus: [...]

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Woo hoo! I didded it! (and a rather nifty PHP include menu)

Posted February 12th, 2008 by Rachel

It feels like ages since I’ve done a site from scratch – just lately all I seem to have been working on is re-designs and re-brandings, so it’s made a nice change to get back to doing some original design work, and this weekend I finished off a one-page sample for a client. The basic [...]

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