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From Baroque to Minimalism, how web design is consistent with the western aesthetics.

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Web minimalist

  1. 1. From Baroque to Minimalism Web Aesthesis in Web 2.0 – CSS and Modern web design By Alex Chang
  2. 2. Prologue <ul><li>From iPod to iPhone, Steve Jobs has created a phenomena by his minimalist style. </li></ul><ul><li>Minimalism is now becoming a mainstream of web design. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Complexity to Simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>Minimalism in difference art forms </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study: CSS in Minimalist Web Design </li></ul>
  4. 4. Complexity to Simplicity I. Aesthetic Development
  5. 5. Baroque Elaborations Literally means an “uneven pearl”. A Time of Browser War Before 2000
  6. 6. Classicism Form, Structure, Balance Software Standard is back
  7. 7. Minimalism Less is More Web 2.0 Get Started in 2004, esp. Blog
  8. 8. Minimalism II. Minimalist Art Forms
  9. 9. Minimalist Art Forms <ul><li>Architecture (Van der Rohe, Ando) </li></ul><ul><li>Music (John Cage, Philips Glass, Michael Nymann) </li></ul><ul><li>Literature (Samuel Beckett) </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Design (Frank Stella) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Design (CSS) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Architecture
  11. 11. Literature / Theater
  12. 12. Music
  13. 13. Visual Art
  14. 14. CSS III. Cascading Style Sheet
  15. 15. The key technology that brings simplicity design to the web
  16. 19. CSS Development History <ul><li>2004, web standard </li></ul><ul><li>Popular in Blog (Web Log) </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted by Web 2.0 and becoming mainstreaming Design. </li></ul>
  17. 20. Case Study Digg Flickr Wikipedia Yahoo CNN
  18. 26. The power of minimalist design Less is more

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