Yet, eye-sore fashion isn’t the only thing that’s a disgrace to good design. Ill-thought-out and lacklustre websites are too. If you can believe it, the world’s worst website ever exists. There’s a lot about the website that will bother you. After all, it was built to do as much, and we come across many bad website examples on the daily.
Web Design stories
In terms of sheer impact, the like button was one of the most successful pieces of code ever shipped. But when you examine the quality of that impact, its flaws become glaring.
Here is the story of designing a fictional landing page for an E-Commerce Platform having the fictional name “Arty” focused on Artwork & Handmade Items created by local artisans & independent artists across the globe.
There seems to be a growing (and healthy) trend to actively question the models and methods we use as Designers. There’s also been some scepticism about the role Designers (with a capital ‘D’) play in the micro-decisions that make up our experience of the modern world.
Isometric design is a popular direction in UI design. It’s a method of drawing/creating a three-dimensional object in two dimensions.
While the nation is known abroad for minimalist lifestyles, their websites are oddly maximalist. The pages feature a variety of bright colours (breaking the 3 colour design principle), small images, and a lot of text. Just see for yourself with these screenshots taken in November 2022.
People starting a new career where creativity is the central tenet of their job description can often succumb to forces working against their ability to just “turn on” the creative parts in their minds. S
The iteration of our buttons that I’ll be focussing on here are actually based largely on an earlier iteration of our design system. This first version had already done a lot to reign in the chaos of having no design
We take for granted that most users are familiar with common icons, such as a cog meaning settings, or a bell meaning notifications. However, the chances are that we’re going to need to make some custom icons that are specific to our industry or product, and we can’t expect a user to immediately recognise what they mean.
The Y2K aesthetic characterized the end of the millennium. “Things like rounded, bloated typefaces, hyper digital elements like metallics, gloss, mirror and 3-D, as well as implied tech elements like loading bars and rendered buttons,” said Jane McFarlane, the brand director of creative agency T