Web Design

Entries from the Design Blog in the Web Design category.

  • Design, web design, impact earth, science, asteroid

    Impact: Earth! interactively and scientifically calculates customized asteroid impacts. You can enter diameter, density, impact angle and velocity, distance, and target type. When you click "calculate impact," you're taken to a results page showing the effects of your asteroid on the earth, oceans, weather, buildings and more.

    Design, web design, impact earth, science, asteroid

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    by Jessica Patterson
    December 16, 2010
  • Design, game, social media, resistance 3, facebook

    Our friends at Insomniac Games have released screenshots and a PS3 Theme for their upcoming Resistance 3 game title on the PS3. 20,000 Facebook likes unlocked an exclusive PS3 Theme to their Facebook followers, follow Insomniac Games on Facebook to see what's next.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    December 8, 2010
  • Design, web design, mike kus, graphic, presentation

    Mike Kus, a print designer gone web designer, believes that graphic design is an integral and often overlooked part of web design. He gave a talk at The Future of Web Design in London 2009 you can watch below or at vcasmo. Some of his talking points include bucking trends, typography, harnessing the power of images, color and imagining your site in print.

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    by Jessica Patterson
    November 8, 2010
  • Africa

    Sometimes I feel like my world geography could use some improvement. I especially felt that way after seeing this map.


    Did you know that many different countries, including the the United States, China, India, Spain, Eastern Europe, Italy, France and Mexico, could all fit inside of the geographical area of Africa?

    Pretty amazing.

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    by Lisa Andrews
    November 2, 2010
  • Alexa Top Sites

    The engineers over at nmap.org created this 37,440 x 37,440 pixel visualization of the top million websites, proportionally sized according to Alexa traffic. Use their interactive viewer to pan, zoom and search the 1.4 gigapixel image.

    Alexa Top Sites

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    by Ben Leivian
    August 26, 2010
  • ARTS 4613 University of Arkansas Art Department, The State of Web Design slide

    There's a question at the end of this post. I'd love your feedback on how to teach web design.

    Literally every time I teach basic web design (once a year), I have to update my skills and materials, including:

    • adding and subtracting slides from my lecture slide shows
    • learning new features of the programs used to create Web sites
    • grasping and testing the latest web and social trends (location, 'tweeting' what you purchase, supposed competitors to Facebook, etc.)
    • discussing the latest delivery devices upon which people will be seeing web sites
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    by Tom Hapgood
    May 29, 2010
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