on 4/20/02 6:18 PM, [EMAIL-REMOVED] at [EMAIL-REMOVED] wrote:
> I would appreciate comments and suggestions about a new style I'm thinking
> about moving to
> Original pages
> New pages
> I'm trying to maintain colour as way to tell what section of the site you are
> visiting and give the site a more consistent feel. There are version 1 of all
> those pages, but I've decided that I don't like those as well.
Unless you're going to have a huge site with about 30+ pages, I think that
the color changes for each single paged area ends up looking inconsistant
and a little disconcerting. And for a gaming oriented site, it looks kinda
Why not create more of an identity for "Programmer In Black" by using more
of that color? I'd stick to it for type, and maybe add drop shadow or stroke
effects in a second color, which, if you're planning a bigger site, will be
the color that rotates. Or, Just "Programmer in Black" in black, and the
section header in another typeface or another color and size. The "black"
from the name reflected in the type is, I think, a more compelling visual
Also create more contrast in body type by using the face from your logo for
the headers and subheads. I'd also try a more interesting type face, and
loose the distracting boxes around the subheads. Some graphics could be a
good idea, and they will help lead visitors through lenghty pages of text.
A nav bar at the bottom of the pages would be a good idea.