Simple Web Sites: Organizing Content-Rich Web Sites into Simple Structures

Simple Web Sites: Organizing Content-Rich Web Sites into Simple Structures

by Stefan Mumaw
     
 
Once websites were simple and easy to navigate, but didn't contain much useful information. Today, they are packed with information and oftentimes are equally packed with complex navigational systems that confuse more than they help.

Many top Web designers have discovered that there's an art to creating sites that are both vastly informative and simply organized.

Overview

Once websites were simple and easy to navigate, but didn't contain much useful information. Today, they are packed with information and oftentimes are equally packed with complex navigational systems that confuse more than they help.

Many top Web designers have discovered that there's an art to creating sites that are both vastly informative and simply organized. Their trade secrets are revealed here. This book explores the thinking and methodology behind the creation of 24 simple yet content-rich sites. Here, you'll find insights into how each designer began creating a structure, progressing to wire-frames that illustrate each site's internal organization, and on to screen captures that showcase the final product's simple and accessible design.

With tips from successful professionals, as well as inspiring visual examples, this is a book that no Web designer can afford to be without.

Author Biography:Stefan Mumaw was the owner and Senior Creative Director of Big Man Creative, a California-based graphic design and Web development firm, for five years. He is currently a Senior Creative Director for The Brainyard, an ad agency in Costa Mesa, California, and he teaches traditional Web design and Macromedia Flash at Chapman University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592531301
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.75(w) x 10.95(h) x 0.65(d)

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