Design agencies have to make sure their own portfolios are pretty much perfect. It is their point-of-sale, and prospective clients need to like what they see to make them take further steps towards using the agency.
Advertising agencies have a tall order to fulfill when it comes to print ads. They have a certain amount of space to get their client’s message across, and they can do that in a few ways.
We all know the importance of typography in just about all media. The style of typography used can say a lot about the market or target audience of the business or organisation. It is paramount in good web design to get the typography right, or at the very least, suitable.
One of the most important aspects of web design, along with navigation, is a user-friendly contact form.
Videos have been used in website design for many years, but previously they have been mainly for informative purposes.
Designing websites for young children brings its own issues that need solutions. The home/landing page has to attract the child’s attention, the navigation has to be clear and easy for young children to negotiate and the text has to be large enough and clear enough for young children to bother to spend the time reading.
Pinterest definitely started a trend with it’s grid or card-based layout design, and many have followed in their footsteps.
A bit like minimalism, retro and vintage design seems to be neither in nor out of trend these days. It is a style that lends itself to certain trades and industries, and it can also be used for almost any kind of project.
‘Hero area’ is a fairly new term in website design, but a well tried and tested part of print design and it has been for years.