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  • Kayekaye
    Reply to I'm new here! Come critique my works yah?
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    Very talented, congratulations on graduating. Though we do not put our nationality and religion on our resumes. I would remove that even though it means a lot to you, unless you prefer to work only in...
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    Reply to ArtMap Tri/Fold Brochure - constructive feedback welcomed!
    Kayekaye
    Are all the art products photos placed? Seems like it could use more art photos. The background is busy. I think the art photos should be the art, not all the colored type and busy backgrounds. There...
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    Reply to Personal rebrand logo critiquing (first post)
    Kayekaye
    You've got some nice negative spaces going on there. But I agree the S is not readable, I too thought it was an ampersand. First thing I would try is the arm connecting the K and S to be underneath the...
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    Looked at it without reading the brief. I do this because customers are not going to get the chance to read a brief before they see a logo. Cute sheep, couldn't read or understand the word underneath,...
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    Kayekaye
    Thanks interesting article, but that's not where I am going. Just rules for a design element that is imitating some blueprint lines. I think I will have to place each photo in boxes then I can use those...
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  • Web design "layout" ideas

    I'm toying with the notion to have my site re-designed...I'm in no hurry, but perhaps in a few months I can unleash the new version.

    I'm looking for something edgy yet romantic too...something functional and easy to read, but also a site that is just plain good to look at, and of course, something that reflects my eccentric personality.

    I have not had the best luck in the past with designers. The first guy I went to was in his last year of college and basically took my idea/template and made it live. He added a blog and a contact section but that's pretty much it. Won't say how much I paid for it but it wasn't worth it.

    The next designer I went to did a great job initally. She seemed to really get my style but made it all flash based which I guess is difficult for search engines to find me.

    My friend though, who is starting out with a web design company, offered insight and suggestion on how I can make it better and of course, it got me thinking about how others "see" it because it's going to make a reflection of my product and company. Of course, I want that opnion to be positive.

    She said if I could come up with some links to some sites to give her an idea of what I like and don't, she can work up a quote and help me out.

    My question to you is, where can I find samples of interesting and edgy/bold/colourful websites? I just want to see what's out there and grab a few screen shots of areas of the sites that I like...that sort of deal. I don't want it to look flowery or over-female but something that's...me.
    I'm the girl who doesn't know anything, lol...
    ~Loop~

  • #2
    Originally posted by Loopy Lisa View Post
    My question to you is, where can I find samples of interesting and edgy/bold/colourful websites? I just want to see what's out there and grab a few screen shots of areas of the sites that I like...that sort of deal. I don't want it to look flowery or over-female but something that's...me.
    Sorry but I'm gonna give the cheeky answer and say The Internet...

    Okay. I think probably you need to check out sites that in the same market as what you will be building. Maybe a generic google search to start out and see where that takes you. You could also check out some of the blogs on the main page of our forum here to take a look at what is current and happening. I think you will find lots of examples as you start to get link after link from these types of places.
    I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain

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    • #3
      Yeah sorry, I meant to say "look for examples per the net", lol...
      Thanks for the tip tho
      I'm the girl who doesn't know anything, lol...
      ~Loop~

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      • #4
        Websites like www.smashingmagazine.com http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/ and www.abduzeedo.com and others often have web roundup type of things so you can often see a lot of various webdesign styles and examples through them.
        Last edited by NTLemon; 09-10-2009, 07:28 PM.
        Tumblr Blog Thing

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        • #5
          http://vandelaydesign.com/blog/design-inspiration/

          Originally posted by Audentia View Post
          Sorry but I'm gonna give the cheeky answer and say The Internet...
          Websites are on the internet now?
          Swedish Meatball Pornography

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          • #6
            www.templatemonster.com
            www.dreamtemplate.com
            http://themeforest.net

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            • #7
              do a search for "css showcase" or something similar. There are a lot of showcase sites out there.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by vanishdesign View Post
                Websites are on the internet now?
                Apparently... I just found out about this yesterday.
                I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not. ~ Kurt Cobain

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