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  • What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • WHO AM I

    Erlend Debastblog.artueel.beerlend@artueel.be

    Designer, slicer @ Boulevart.be

    mailto:erlend@artueel.bemailto:erlend@artueel.be

  • Its something physical, you can touch it

    Its more mature

    More freedom as a designer

    3 facts about print

  • When looking for inspiration,print should be inspiring you

  • Print Internet - we all know thatWe should borrow certain design principles

  • Its time to forget about the web 2.0 look

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  • Typography

    What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • Drop the tiny font-size

  • Drop the tiny font-size

    Use different font-faces

  • Drop the tiny font-size

    Use different font-faces

    People love color

  • Drop the tiny font-size

    Use different font-faces

    People love color

    What should be emphasized?

  • alistapart.com

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  • Whitespace

    What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • Use whitespace tocreate structure

  • Use whitespace tocreate structure

    Let your content breath

  • Use whitespace tocreate structure

    Let your content breath

    Give the visitor some rest

  • Use whitespace tocreate structure

    Let your content breath

    Give the visitor some rest

    Whitespace is sexy

  • viget.com

  • shauninman.com

  • Work the canvasThink big

    What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • Dont get stuck in thattiny browser canvas

  • Dont get stuck in thattiny browser canvas

    Your design should bepart of something bigger

  • Dont get stuck in thattiny browser canvas

    Your design should bepart of something bigger

    Dont create a limitingenvironment

  • Dont get stuck in thattiny browser canvas

    Your design should bepart of something bigger

    Dont create a limitingenvironment

    Dont stair through a window, just look at thesky directly!

  • pojeta.cz

  • click-conference.com

  • Composition

    What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • Divide your textsinto columns

  • Experiment with columns,text in multiple columns?

    Your copy should bepart of the lay-out

  • Experiment with columns,text in multiple columns?

    Your copy should bepart of the lay-out

    Stop designing boringwebsites

  • Experiment with columns,text in multiple columns?

    Your copy should bepart of the lay-out

    Stop designing boringwebsites

    Create contrast usingcomposition

  • informationarchitects.jp

  • typeneu.com

  • Visual Language

    What web designers could learnfrom print designers

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  • Your design shouldcommunicate something

  • Your design shouldcommunicate something

    Design & content needto become one

  • Your design shouldcommunicate something

    Design & content needto become one

    Theres no such thing as;One template to rule them all

  • Your design shouldcommunicate something

    Design & content needto become one

    Theres no such thing as;One template to rule them all

    Design your content, notonly the surroundingelements

  • Your design shouldcommunicate something

    Design & content needto become one

    Theres no such thing as;One template to rule them all

    Design your content, notonly the surroundingelements

    Your header & footer shouldnt be the only Climax

  • jasonsantamaria.com

  • duoh.com

  • Your designShould tell a story

    & content

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  • How do we create those designs?

  • Xhtml & css, my friend

  • Khoi Vinh

    My complaint, right now, is that the majority of storytelling that happens on the Web is based in the interactively rich environment made possible by Flash

    ...not enough Web standards-minded designers are thinking narratively in the way that our Flash-fluent colleagues are...

  • We need to stop hiding behind technologies...

  • Erlend Debastblog.artueel.beerlend@artueel.be

    Designer, slicer @ Boulevart.be

    End of story...

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