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Principles for designing Information-based websites

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    Principles for designing Information-based websites Principles for designing Information-based websites Presentation Transcript

    • Design for Content-basedWeb PagesSoo Basu • XD
    • How do people read online?
    • How do people read online?
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Seeing is not Reading
    • Scanning, Skimming
    • Scanning, Skimming
    • Scanning, Skimming
    • Scanning, Skimming
    • Better Even Better!
    • Better Even Better!
    • “If it looksdifficult,it’s hard to do.”
    • TECHNICAL WRITERS
    • Make tech easy to understand
    • INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS
    • Make it easy to understand
    • Make it easy to understandlook^
    • Information Architecture
    • Information Architecture&Design
    • Good intentions are not enough
    • Designers are trained tosee differently.But for others, there areways...
    • • Continuation• Closure• Similarity• Proximity• Figure and GroundThe Gestalt Principles
    • 1. Clean Grid
    • 2. Segmenting Spaces
    • 3.The Hero element
    • 4. Using Color toGuide
    • 5.White space
    • 6. Consistency
    • Summing Up• Categorize & prioritize information• Use design to support information architecturewith1. Grids2. Demarcating Spaces3. A hero element4. Color5. Consistent elements
    • ThankYouImage credits: Smashing Magazine and Flickr | Get in touch for more information.