For those MAX attendees interested in the Web & App Design Track, you’ll be in the right place when you join us in San Diego this October. Here are just a few of the speakers you can catch this year. You can view the full speaker lineup here…
Web design is one of those careers where knowing what *not to* do is often more valuable than knowing what *to* do.
Undoubtedly, as web designers, we can still learn a lot from print design and adopt many of its principles to our projects. After all, when first websites came along, our print experience was the only thing we had. From there, it kept evolving and evolving, into the standards that we have today.
It can seem overwhelming, but there are a few simple things you can do to evaluate your site’s accessibility. Many different types of people need to use the web. Not everyone is using technology in the same way. It is crucial to design for a range of abilities and assistive technologies, to make sure that people do not experience barriers to using your site.
Flat design is everywhere: from your neighbor’s blog to your grocery store’s website. The trend rejects real life textures and flashy animations; instead, we get simple shapes, colors, and a distinctly ‘digital’ look.
Whitespace can be exceptionally beneficial when used right. Let’s talk about whitespace both in terms of the methodology of working with it, and some basic technical how-to (but not in a too hands-on-tools kind of way).