Web Design Companion for the Digital Artist (Against the Clock Companion) / Edition 1

Web Design Companion for the Digital Artist (Against the Clock Companion) / Edition 1

by ATC Against The Clock, Gary Poyssick, Ellenn Behoriam
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130973556

ISBN-13: 9780130973559

Pub. Date: 04/10/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

The Against The Clock Companion Series offers insight into fundamental artistic issues, such as:

  • basic rules of good design
  • proper and effective use of color
  • typography's role in the design process
  • principles underlying proven and compelling Web site design

The Against the Clock Companion Series contains richly

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Overview

The Against The Clock Companion Series offers insight into fundamental artistic issues, such as:

  • basic rules of good design
  • proper and effective use of color
  • typography's role in the design process
  • principles underlying proven and compelling Web site design

The Against the Clock Companion Series contains richly illustrated, real-world commercial and institutional examples and provides the reasoning behind the creative strategies, production methodologies, and distribution models. It addresses disciplines most critical to computer arts, such as design, color, typography, and Web page design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130973559
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/10/2002
Series:
Against the Clock Companion
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
7.84(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. The Internet.
What Is the Internet? The Delivery Strategy. The Backbone. Services on the Internet. Accessing the Web. Getting Online. Software. Searching the Web.

2. How Web Pages are Built.
HTML. Web Page-Layout Programs. Cascading Style Sheets.

3. Site and Navigation Design.
Site Development. Selecting an Appropriate Site Structure. Interface and Navigation. Navigation Styles.

4. Creating and Publishing Your Sites.
Strategic Planning. Tactical Planning. Publishing.

5. Web Page Design.
Page Size. Content. Creating Containers for Your Content. Pages with Graphics: Visual Hierarchy. Page Layout.

6. Color.
Color Models. Web-Safe Colors.

7. Graphics.
File Types. Creating Backgrounds. ALT Text. General Guidelines. Rollover Techniques and CSS.

8. Web Typography.
Displaying Type on Web Pages. Fonts and Font Specification. @CHAPTER 9. = Multimedia and Interactivity.
Multimedia. Forms.

Final Thoughts.
Gallery.
Glossary.
Index.

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