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Design guide for Web 2.0

Posted by admin on May 12, 2007 in Design, Photoshop, Web 2.0, Web tools

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Web design from scratch offers a excellent how to (and how not to) design guide for Web 2.0
A quick summary what the site has to offer:
Simplicity, Central layout, Fewer columns, Separate top section, Solid areas of screen real-estate, Simple nav, Bold logos, Bigger text, Bold text introductions, Strong colours, Reflections

Rich Surfaces

Richsurface
Most 2.0-style sites use subtle 3D effects, sparingly, to enhance the qualitative feel of the design.

Gradients

gradients
Web 2.0 design has more gradients than the Alps. Gradients soften areas that would otherwise be flat colour/tone.

Cute Icons

Cute icons
Icons play an important role in Web 2.0 design. Today we use fewer, better icons that carry more meaning.

Star Flashes

Stars
These are the star-shaped labels that you see stuck on web pages, alerting you to something important.

 
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Web 2.0 awards 2007

Posted by admin on May 9, 2007 in Web 2.0

 SEOmoz- Over 200 Web 2.0 Sites in 41 Categories
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