Web Design Introduction

Bad use of web design:

  • Background tiled – makes web page busy and cheapens
  • Poor use of space
  • Dont stick too one typeface
  • Avoid ‘cheapy’ primary colours
  • Bad navigation (sub nav)
  • Doesnt have a ‘you are here’ state
  • No Design consistancy
  • Doesnt Limit to 3 colours on a colour palette
  • Doesnt have accent colors

Every good website has :




Hierarchy,logo , title , tagline

Browsers                     Applications

Safari                                flash

chrome                            notepad

opera                               dreamweaver

firefox                             coda

internet explorer          textedit/textwrangler

Plug ins

Web developer tool bar


Color zilla

What font


italics=    <em> </em>

bold=  <strong> </strong>

break = <br/>

Unordered list = <ul>

List item = <li>



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