Do you really want the perfect website?

January 8th, 2010

Getting the perfect website designed – the last 10% will cost you more that the first 90%

Most webdesigners have had clients that wanted the perfect website for their business and that is a nice goal to have. But getting there will take a lot more effort and money, than getting a website that’s great, but not perfect.

I might be letting some big cat out the bag here but having the prettiest website does not make you content or your product great! Canned spam in a Louis Vuitton bag is still canned spam!
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5 things to learn from print designers

November 3rd, 2009

Print designers struggle, when they have to make a web layout. And with good reason, websites don’t have the same dimension constraints and a web page calls for a more fluid layout. Some things are not easy, nor smart, to do on the web. Drop caps, Image wraps, large images just to mention some. But we should learn from print designers. They make great designs in the offline world and some it can be used online too. Below you’ll find 5 things to look out for and some examples of webdesigns that already use these techniques.

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How to: Get More Detail in a Backlit Image

August 30th, 2009

Have you ever taken an image that was too heavily backlit? And have you ever had problems getting details in the dark areas, that you get in that image. I know I have. But I’m gonna show you an easy technique in Photoshop to get some of the detail back into your image, without getting that kind of dusty look that normally comes out.

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