Balanced Website Design: Optimising Aesthetics, Usability and Purpose

Balanced Website Design: Optimising Aesthetics, Usability and Purpose

by Dave Lawrence, Soheyla Tavakol
     
 

Real Website Design is a new methodology that fuses traditional strengths of structured, stepped, and iterative approaches to design and implementation, sharply focused throughout a project on defining and achieving the desired purpose, usability and aesthetic characteristics – which are essential requirements of any website. This book offers practical

Overview

Real Website Design is a new methodology that fuses traditional strengths of structured, stepped, and iterative approaches to design and implementation, sharply focused throughout a project on defining and achieving the desired purpose, usability and aesthetic characteristics – which are essential requirements of any website. This book offers practical discussion of new perspectives on usability and aesthetics, and a down-to-earth, structured approach to designing a website or teaching website design.

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"‘Balanced Website Design (BWD) is a new methodology that fuses the strengths of traditional structured, stepped, and iterative approaches with … the desired characteristics of purpose, usability and aesthetics.’ … Throughout the book, there are many helpful figures and tables to support the methodology. The structure of the book makes it appropriate for academic use. In addition, practitioners looking for ways to improve or broaden their skills, to serve clients with varying needs and interests, will be interested in reading the book." (M. G. Murphy, ACM Computing Reviews, Vol. 49 (3), March, 2008)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846285189
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
11/17/2006
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
236
Sales rank:
1,367,075
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.46(d)

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Both authors based at Middlesex University.

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