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website suggestion

Post by neo0. » Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:26 pm

Instead of text for the top bar, it might be more aesthetically pleasing to use graphic icons for each section (Home, Download, Materials, etc.) If you guys want to go the extra mile, you might even want to animate it, like icons fading in and out when you hover over them.. :)

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Re: website suggestion

Post by PureSpider » Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:37 pm

No. Just no.
This is a business' website, not a kids "webdesigners nono tryout"-playground
Go read some webdesigning baselines... :roll:

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Re: website suggestion

Post by Zom-B » Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:44 pm

"Less is more!"
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Re: website suggestion

Post by zeitmeister » Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:45 pm

... but more is more. :mrgreen:

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Re: website suggestion

Post by PureSpider » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:25 pm

...but in this case more is less :!: :mrgreen:

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Re: website suggestion

Post by Doug Armand » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:28 pm

Less = Yes
More = NOOooooeerrRRR

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Re: website suggestion

Post by Godzilla » Mon Jun 15, 2009 12:16 am

Well, definitely not as fancy as you described, but the website's aesthetics could certainly be improved.

(Z0MG im bored, Ill fool around and come up with something. :D )
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Re: website suggestion

Post by zeitmeister » Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:06 am

Well, less is more when more is less than cool. Gnarf! :lol:

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Re: website suggestion

Post by Godzilla » Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:55 am

New top bar and a concept for a dark theme. :o

Hope you like it :) .
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Re: website suggestion

Post by PureSpider » Mon Jun 15, 2009 1:58 am

Woohoo i love it!
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Re: website suggestion

Post by zeitmeister » Mon Jun 15, 2009 2:45 am

Very nice Godzilla!

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Re: website suggestion

Post by Doug Armand » Mon Jun 15, 2009 3:26 am

+1
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Re: website suggestion

Post by neo0. » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:00 am

That looks pretty nice. I guess the eneormous amount of white space is really the core of the problem. :) .

How about rounded edges for the top bar drop downs?


"Less is more" doesn't apply to the aesthetic of a site imo. If that were true, then why not just make it look like a word pad document? That is the logical conclusion of that idea after all :wink: The site does look a little minimalistic right now, but, comming from a 2nd year graphic design major, I don't think the look "works.: :) If a more detail oriented approach were taken towards the aesthetics, I think browsing experience could be improved. :D The plain text buttons are what really get me.. They look too much like hyper links I guess. If a nonstandard font were used, the underline replaced by bold to make them look more "there"..

As I said, I like Godzillas look, but not the underline used for showing what is currently selected. Instead, maybe change the color around it? Maybe to a more desaturated tone? Check out this example from facebook... I don't like the hard edges though either.

The icons I was referring to wouldn't be purely graphic either. They would still have text to convey their meaning.
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Re: website suggestion

Post by PureSpider » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:09 am

Dude you suck. Hard time.
That just had to be said. Period.

Oh and: as long as you keep ignoring what other users write I'll do as many other users have already done and just ignore you
OH! Your huge pics filled with 80% nothing suck as hard as you do.

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Re: website suggestion

Post by fused » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:30 am

woooo pSr...

keep it nice and friendly :)

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