Close All Laptops Please
Only the back 2 rows may use laptops during lecture.
The Old Rules Still Apply
Let's take a look at how the CBC uses colour and works with scale to create hierarchy in their design.
Let's take a look at how Google uses Gestalt principles to clarify relationships.
Let's recap your reading on Horror Vacui for a moment.
You want to craft a usable, accessible and pleasurable experience for your audience.
Fulfilling a Need
Your first goal for every web project is fulfilling a need. You will have less than 20 seconds to convince an employer or client that your website is 'the one'.
What might help convince them your website is 'the one'?
Making it Usable
Thinking about context
This is a link. But how do you know that?
Making it Interactive
Keeping Up With the Jones
Flat design is... good? bad? ugly? gorgeous?
The Fluidity Problem
The web is not a fixed medium, as much as you may wish otherwise. As designers, we must embrace this.
Aiming for ConsistencyThe Yelp Style Guide
Human Search Engines
We are the search engines. Google is just a tool. This is why effective navigation is key in effective design of websites.
Interaction points should clearly indicate they are interactive.
The Peer Review for your Process Analysis is due!
In next week's labs we will be doing the critique quiz. It is important that you prepare for this quiz by reviewing the language and skills we have discussed in the course so far.
Next week we're going to get ethical.
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