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The Unusually Useful Web Book by June Cohen

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Chapter 7. visual design

visual design

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  1. The value of visual design

  2. Front door design

  3. 8 design tips for non-designers

  4. 5 raging debates in web design

  5. Color on the web

  6. Typography on the web

The consensus among most web professionals is that a site must, above all else, be functional, usable, and clear. But that doesn’t mean it can’t have style.

“Most people agree that you have to have a functional site in order for your product to be successful, and that it takes a lot of skill and expertise to create a site like that,” said designer Wendy Owen. “But I also strongly believe that if the experience of that well-functioning site is pleasurable, it’s going to ...

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