Visual design maximizes the aesthetic, information-conveying capabilities of graphics and text. It’s a subdiscipline, contributing to UI Design, information design, and graphic design.

Creating Consistently Colorful User Experiences: Part 2, The Medium Creating Consistently Colorful User Experiences: Part 2, The Medium

Coloring the online user experience has never been an easy task; but it's getting easier. Looking back at older web pages, we can see an obvious evolution of the medium. In this article we explore color on the web so that readers may form a working knowledge of the limitations of a web-browser. Lastly, we look ahead to how color will be treated in future versions of CSS.

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Portfolios The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Portfolios

So you think your work is aesthetically pleasing and meets your client’s goals? Then, why not showcase it with a user-friendly portfolio? Selling your company’s services involves more than slapping up a screenshot and a link. If users find your portfolio difficult to navigate or it lacking information then prepare to lose business to your competitors.

Creating Consistently Colorful User Experiences: Part 1, Theory Creating Consistently Colorful User Experiences: Part 1, Theory

Color is one of the most important parts of your website. However, far too often color enters the equation as an afterthought or, worse, not all all. This isn't adequate. Color help define how users perceive information. To add to the complexity of this issue, most of the judgements people make about your site's color schemes are subconscious. They may not provide any feedback about your site's color, but they're always thinking about it.