Hello there web designers,
Trying to convince a client not to squeeze everything above the fold? Is your whitespace filling up fast? We've collected a variety of articles on some sticky web subjects that might just help you make your point. Send your client to one of our topic pages for a quick intro, some links and a wee nudge in the right direction.
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Spec work (speculative work) is when a designer creates something without a guarantee that the potential client will eventually choose and/or pay for it.
A concept derived from newspapers, which refers to the invisible line on a web page where the user must start scrolling to see the rest of the page's content.
Not simply 'blank space', whitespace is an important element required to let the graphical and typographical elements exist in the desired composition.
There are different file types for very appropriate reasons. Depending on the ones you send to the web designer, they can either help or hinder the building of the website.
Think of these as blueprints for your website. These will usually be created before any designs and will show the general layout and functionality of your site.
Making content available to the web designer as soon as possible in the design process results in an end product specifically tailored to your content.
There are many ways to give constructive feedback to your designer, and there are even more ways to give destructive feedback. We have some tips to make things run smoother.