November 25th, 2007 | Posted in Web Design

Choosing the right colour

Choosing the right colour

The process of choosing the right colour for your website design should be seperated into four major steps:

1. First, define the goal and mood of your design.
2. Then choose the colour that expresses best the particular mood.
3. Afterwards, play with the swatches and create colour themes.
4. Finally, refine your options down to the best possible scheme.

If on the other hand, you do not have the time to experiment on the best colour scheme you can use for your website, there are alternatives. There are many colour resources online. You can mix and match your colours easily by using one of the following urls:

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November 21st, 2007 | Posted in Blog, General Discussion

Does CSS / XHTML development pay YOU back?

Does CSS / XHTML development pay YOU back?

CSS and XHTML tableless development, most certainly, requires more time than the old school ways of development. And as if this isn”t enough, web standardization comes over to remind us of the constant testing we need to realize in order to make sure the site is accessible. As a result, a lot of time is being consumed in testing and correcting. This procedure, most certainly, proves to be costly for web design agencies that care about the quality of work they will hand over to their clients.

The clients, on the other, don”t really care about the way you will decide to develop (fortunately, some do!) their site. They only need their website done over with, at an “affordable price”! Coming to terms with like-minded clients, proves very costly for the agency or the freelancer, and the only one to rip the rewards is, of course, the client.

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CSSaddict is the personal space of Vicky Gourgouri, a web designer from Greece who loves the advantages several CSS techniques provide for getting beautiful designs online. She has designed and developed this space so she can exhibit her work, write about the new web trends and provide excellent resources on web design and development.