Design-It-Yourself: Web Sites: A Step-by-Step Guide

Design-It-Yourself: Web Sites: A Step-by-Step Guide

by Avi Itzkovitch, Adam Till


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781564967602
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
Publication date: 04/29/2003
Series: Design-It-Yourself Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1Step-By-Step Design10
Step 1Defining Your Goals12
Step 2The Mission Statement14
Step 3Doing Research16
Step 4Planning the Site18
Step 5Choosing a Design Style20
Step 6Choosing Your Design Tools22
Step 7The Design Process24
Step 8Technical Considerations26
Step 9Testing the Site28
Part 2Design Templates30
How to Use the Templates32
Cascading Style Sheets34
Style 1The Splash Page36
Style 2The Home Page40
Style 3The Design Grid44
Style 4Grid Design48
Style 5Using Angles52
Style 6Using Curves58
Style 7Using Metaphors62
Style 8The Rollover66
Style 9Creative Structuring72
Style 10Color Psychology78
Style 11Color Harmony82
Style 12Simplicity in Design88
Style 13Designing for Kids92
Style 14The Drop-Down Menu98
Style 15Top and Side Navigation102
Style 16Online Branding108
Style 17Creative Marketing112
Style 18Using Flash118
Style 19Web Interactivity122
Style 20The Photo Album128
Style 21Random Images Site134
Style 22E-Commerce Site138
Style 23Web Typography142
Style 24Managing Information146
Style 25Less Is More152
Hexadecimal Color Conversion Table156
About the Authors160

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