Monthly Archives: February 2012

Week 6: Prototyping and Website Redesign_v2

3 articles: http://uxdesign.smashingmagazine.com/2011/09/26/content-prototyping-in-responsive-web-design/ 1.  In this article, Callahan explains that content prototyping is important to the web because it gives designers a rough idea as to where to add media queries to a webpage in order to make the web … Continue reading

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Week 5: Typography & Website Redesign

3 Articles about web typography: http://ilovetypography.com/2008/02/28/a-guide-to-web-typography/ 1.  Typography on the web is not so different than that in print in which it deals with contrast, size, hierarchy, and space.  When building a website, contrast is important because you want your … Continue reading

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Week 4 – Web Redesign Process: Wireframe and Sitemap

Wire frame and Sitemap: 3 articles: 1.  http://webdesignerwall.com/tutorials/css-clearing-floats-with-overflow In this article, La gives a short description of overflow, which prevents content from wrapping around a floated element when the element does not expand.  To do this, type in the CSS … Continue reading

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Week 3 Homework

3 Article Summaries: http://www.adaptivepath.com/ideas/myspace_advertising 1. During the days of Myspace, the company generated money through ads on their website where users could click on the ads while navigating through their Myspace pages.  But this layout became a problem because the … Continue reading

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