Sunday, January 27, 2008

Proper Web Design

I was shopping power tools at my favorite source of tools (sears.com of course) and I again gritted my teeth at the apparent lack of concern about web design. I'm still amazed that, in the day of widescreen 22" monitors, people still design web pages like it's a print ad. Listen folks, the web is NOT a glossy print ad to be included in the newspaper. It is a platform that can support many layouts and screen formats.

If you don't understand, but are trying to market things on the web or design a web interface, please read the following:


Craptastic examples include most, if not all the big-box retailers:
www.sears.com
www.walmart.com
www.target.com
www.kmart.com

Nicely done stretchy design is:
www.amazon.com