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Thinking of Navigation as Navigation

posted on Oct 9, 2010.

Though it may be obvious and perhaps even cliched to say, navigation is an important aspect of web design. But, just what is navigation? In this article, we will look at navigation as navigation, discuss what it isn’t, address the problem of creativity and ultimately consider the larger implications of it all on our work as designers.

HTML (and CSS) Do Not a Website Make

posted on Oct 6, 2010.

As web designers and developers, we talk a lot about HTML and CSS. And, with the emergence of HTML5 and CSS3, it seems as though we are talking about them more than ever. Yet, despite all the great discussion, websites are about more than just HTML and CSS. In this article, we will look at the concept of the website as a larger, unified body of technologies and content, and consider the importance of this understanding for design.

Driving Online Traffic Offline

posted on Aug 5, 2010.

In many ways, a website is only as good as the amount of traffic it generates. The truth of this statement probably varies from site to site, but in this article, we will look at four different offline techniques that you can use to drive more traffic to your site.

Not Every Website is Designed – A Case Study

posted on Jun 22, 2010.

In this article, we tackle the issue of the “worst” website designs, and, based on my previous definition of design, actually suggest that these sites are not designed at all. We’ll look at why this is, and even consider the reasons why this kind of discussion should matter to us at all.

First Friday Giveaway: Thousands of Vectors & Design Elements

posted on Jun 4, 2010.

It’s time for another installment of First Friday Giveaways here on the Echo Enduring Blog. Here’s your chance to get your hands on some high quality vectors, Photoshop brushes and website templates, exclusively from the folks over at TrendyPacks.com

Down to the Last Pixel: The Pursuit of Perfection

posted on May 28, 2010.

There seems to be a prevailing attitude in the web design community towards forcing “pixel-perfect” rendering across all browsers. In this article, we will question whether this is necessarily the best approach, and whether there might be an alternative.

Icons and the Web – Part 4: Implementation

posted on Apr 24, 2010.

This is the fourth article in a six part series, in which we will discuss various aspects of using icons for the web! This particular article discusses some of the things that should be considered when implementing icons into a website design.

Icons and the Web – Part 3: Organizing Your Icons

posted on Apr 18, 2010.

This is the third article in a six part series, in which we will discuss various aspects of using icons for the web! This particular article outlines the importance of keeping your icon library well organized, and offers some ideas for how to go about it.

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