[Wsuug] Soliciting design mocks for Refresh HR
jz at frimmin.com
Thu Feb 25 01:02:53 EST 2010
Just curious, why liquid? I've built both liquid and non. Really prefer
"flex" styling myself al a ALA's Switchy McLayout. I don't see liquidity as
a virtue in itself... Line lengths can become quite unwieldly on wide
monitors; of course, we're catering to a sophisticated clientele, but
really, why liquid?
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 6:38 AM, Kelley Walker <kcwalker at inkworkswell.com>wrote:
> At 01:05 AM 2/24/2010, David McCormick wrote:
> Here is fine. Hopefully it will spur some discussion.
>> I like the cooler colors, the "code" style of the first one. I like the
>> layout of the second one, but the warmer colors and fruit make me feel like
>> I'm ordering a 'smoothie'.
>> For me, when I first looked at the "code" mock, I had to do a double take
>> to find the navigation (it wasn't that hard, just didnt "stand out"). When I
>> come to a site, I want to be able to quickly find what I need, so being able
>> to scan the page quickly (headings stand out), or figure out where to
>> navigate to, are key elements for me.
> ahhh. you are write about the nav. i didn't like it, but was trying to
> stick with sparse, which was the theme - at least to me. to be very spare.
> Then again, Im just a developer, and stick figures and solid boxes are
>> about the extent of my design abilities (just kidding, I'm probably a
>> *little* bit better then that).
> If I had to pick one or the other, I'd go with the fruit, only because I
>> like the layout better. However, I think a combination of the two would be
>> better, IMHO.
>> I'd love to see other designs as well.
> me too! I'm not a professional and slapped those together in a few hours.
> I'd like to lean on the three pros I work with, but I suspect they are way
> to busy for pro bono work these days. (hint hint at LF, PB, and DG!)
> There's no rush, though I would like to know if someone or three is
> interested before the next meeting. IOW, all I was hoping to hear was that
> someone was willing to commit to another design before next Tuesday.
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