CategoryBlog Design
Graphic Design Using Color
6th of October 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Graphic Design Using Color

by: Kelly Paal Color is everywhere and conveys a message even if we don’t realize it. While this message can vary by culture it pays to know what colors “say” in your own corner of the universe, and even what color means to your target market. If you don’t think ...more
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Where do your Blog Readers Look?
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Where do your Blog Readers Look?

I just found this fascinating article that has been written about some research into where web page readers eyes go when reading online news sources. I need to digest it a little more yet – however there are some interesting findings in the research that I’m sure would apply to ...more
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Blog Design – Choosing Colours
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Blog Design – Choosing Colours

One of the most important decisions you can make when it comes to designing your website is to think about your colour scheme. One of the more useful articles I’ve read on this topic is Choosing Colour for your Website ‘For most people, colour is something taken for granted. It ...more
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Blog Design Showcase
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Blog Design Showcase

Want to know what a good blog design looks like? Blog Desiger – Rachel Cunliffe has just released the Blog Design Showcase. She writes: This is a collection of outstanding blog designs, thoughts on what makes a good blog design, and will also be where I announce new blogs that ...more
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Good weblog design and layout
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Good weblog design and layout

Here is another worthwhile article on weblog design and layout from How to Save the World. His 9 main points are: – Use Titles – Abstract Long Posts – Use a Teaser Paragraph for Long Posts – Select a Readable Font, Size & Column Width – If You’re a ‘Linker’, ...more
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More on Blog Design
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

More on Blog Design

Here an old article written by Biz Stone who has been blogging (and writing books) about blogging for years now. This article is on Designing your blog and it has some good tips. His main points include: – Create Your Own Limitations – Think Simple – Adding On (features) – ...more
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Good Blog Design
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 2

Good Blog Design

Taking a short break from the ‘Finding Readers mini-series‘ because I asked fellow blogger and blog designer Rachel Cunliffe to write a post for me on good blog design. The following is what she wrote: Darren asked me for a post on “what makes a good blog design” in his ...more
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Blog Logo Design
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 10

Blog Logo Design

Whilst not specifically written about Blog logos, the article – Trends in Logo Design – is a great resource for looking at some recent trends in graphic design which might be useful in considering the design of your blog.
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Blog Designers
23rd of September 2004 Darren Rowse 10

Blog Designers

My post Where are the Blog Designers? got a bit of interest yesterday and a number of Blog Designers let us know about themselves and gave examples of their work. I thought I’d give them a little exposure here: As previously mentioned Cre8d Design is a personal favorite of mine. ...more
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