Suggestions for effective web design and tips on how to keep the noise down (by Margo)
Keep the design constant
Experiment within the obvious choices…where else could the headline reside?
- Rank the elements
- Determine minimal content
- Group related elements together & isolate
- Increase contrast of
- Style of text
- Color: less is greater than more
- SIZE: 3 max. Perform this choice last
EXAGGERATE one item only, not everything.
Based Margo Halverson’s article, Hiearchy and Contrast, I have reviewed my blog through a variety of styles to evaluate the strength of the designs available. One style, pundit flare, seems to be a better choice for contrast in all areas. Unfortunately, I don’t like it. There’s that emotional thing Norman talks about.