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Design Blog Layout

Discussion in 'Website Design Critique:' started by LukeSai, Feb 6, 2010.

  1. LukeSai

    LukeSai New Member

    Web Design is one of my most feared enemies, somehow I find it extremely difficult and have failed at many attempts to make a website I find visually pleasing.

    Anyhow, I've decided to face my demon, and create a Blog for my Designs.


    I need good simple honest constructive critisizm, if you think I can improve certain parts, by all means let me know, I accept your advice with open arms!

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    Many Thanks
     
  2. DougBarned

    DougBarned Member

    It's basic, but I like it :)

    I don't like the semi-colons after the left and right nav headings though.

    Without it being on a site, for me to play with, it's hard to say much more ...

    Though I would get your own domain and email address, having an @hotmail.com account looks unprofessional.

    /Doug
     
  3. JMCDesigner

    JMCDesigner Member

    It feels a bit too flat and clunky to me. Maybe the use of thick black borders and solid colour. Maybe you could try softening it up a bit, add some texture/pattern/gradient (subtle - something visual to excite the ol eyeballs) to your colour and bring out some depth by using (again - very subtle!) gradients, bevels shadows etc. I would also second getting rid of your hotmail address.
     
  4. Logopro

    Logopro Member

    The massive red chunk of pillar in the middle is a bit difficult on the eyes with too many colours fighting for attention.

    I agree with the post above this, try playing around with some gradient and maybe some slightly weaker colours for the center section :icon_thumbup:

    Overall layout is very nice
     

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