welovedesignetc
The graphic design course blog for
HND Visual Communication at Edinburgh College

Web Unit - Reading

29 October 2009

HND 2 have started their Web Unit. This is a two credit Unit that covers the major aspects of designing for the web, including converting print design for the web, developing web-based layouts, controlling web typography, and of course, CSS.

Smashing Magazine has dozens of articles worth reading to get a perspective on current issues and trends in design for the web. Here are three key ones -

Switch From Print to Web : Where To Start?
Getting Out of the Box - Creative Web Layouts with CSS
Web Design Trends for 2009

There are also 100's of online inspiration galleries you can check out (and in some cases, 'borrow' css from). A great examples is CSS Envy.