Just had a look at the website of a local (minor) author – it’s one of the ugliest I’ve seen in a long while. It was produced by a supposedly professional design company. Going to their website and looking through their portfolio I found not only dozens of design-failure horrors – piss-poor in terms of … Continue reading Why Are Some People Content With Ugly?
….I completely redesigned the front end of this website. I spent a couple of days beforehand cruising around web-designers’ websites, putting myself in the place of a potential customer and noting what worked and what didn’t (tip no.1: don’t boast about how your sites are correctly coded and conform to web standards, and how your … Continue reading Wot I Did on my (Non)Hols….
…..are pagan websites so generally awful? I’ve spent the last hour going through the listings on the Oakleaf Circle site, checking for dead links. There were some beautifully-designed sites there, but they were in the minority. Honestly I have never seen so many animated gifs, cheesy clipart, misused fonts and violent colour schemes (purple on … Continue reading Why….