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2010 Trends article on LogoLounge.Com

Every year, it’s worth noting that this is a report on trends, not a recipe book of styles. It is also not a finite list: There are other valid trends out there that are not mentioned here.

The report should serve you as an ongoing view of where logo design is headed. The word “trends” in itself can have a very negative cast, but in truth, trends aren’t bad. They reveal our growth. It’s our take on them that allows us to move even further forward.

Wed, 26/05/2010 - 12:05


Horizontal Attention Leans Left (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

People spent more than twice as much time looking at the left side of the page as they do the right:

* Left half of screen: 69% of viewing time
* Right half of screen: 30% of viewing time

The remaining 1% of viewing time was spent to the right of the initially-visible 1,024 pixels. Such information is visible only after horizontal scrolling, and the minute amount of attention it attracts confirms the guideline to avoid horizontal scrolling.

Wed, 07/04/2010 - 08:47


Designing Websites for Kids: Trends and Best Practices - Smashing Magazine

Websites designed for children have been largely overlooked in web design articles and design roundups, but there are many beautiful and interesting design elements and layouts presented on children’s websites that are worthy of discussion and analysis. There are also a number of best practices that are exclusive to web design for children’s sites — practices that should usually not be attempted on a typical website.

Thu, 18/03/2010 - 13:43


It's About Legibility - Fonts.com

It's About Legibility - Fonts.com

Mon, 11/01/2010 - 10:38


20 Best Social Bookmarking Resources to Promote Design Articles

20 Best Social Bookmarking Resources to Promote Design Articles

Fri, 18/12/2009 - 10:29