Archive for the ‘Web Design’ Category

E-zines – Are they still relevant in the age of social media and information overload?

There was a time that e-zines were all the rage. Everyone was creating them and I was subscribed to literally dozens of them. However with Facebook and other social tools taking up precious online time they are being read less and less. Information overload is another issue working against e-zines. E-zines piling up in the [...]

Switching web design agencies – a few things to keep in mind for a smooth transition.

Sometimes web design agencies take clients for granted and sometimes they outgrow them or vice versa. For whatever the reason there could come a time when you need to switch agencies. Depending on your departing agency and the new agency this can be a smooth transition or it can turn into a nightmare. Here are [...]

Quick Reads – A few links and articles I came across on my online wanderings

Hi, As usual another set of links and articles I came across on my online wanderings. Want to Know What Really Makes You Happy? Try Tracking It Guy Kawasaki: The Art of Creating a Community By 2017, India Will Have More Developers than the U.S. 8 New and Underappreciated Marketing Resources from Google Entrepreneurs Get [...]

Is your website DICEE enough? Deep, Intelligent, Complete, Empowering & Elegant web design.

This post has been inspired from an excellent article by Guy Kawasaki in which he about the DICEE concept. http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130719120914-2484700-10-ways-that-small-businesses-can-enchant-their-customers DICEE stands for Deep, Intelligent, Complete, Empowering & Elegant. Although Guy uses it for product develop in general I see it very relevant to web design as well. Lets take a look at each element [...]

He wants what ??!! Absurd suggestions designers have to endure.

One day when we presented our design prototypes to our client, one of their employee jumped-in and placed an Asian Paints color shade card in my hand. He then proceeded to say the most absurd thing I have ever heard in my 20 years as a designer. Inspired by this true life experience and the [...]