One of the best, simple articles on website designs. Focus on the core principles. Pin these to the wall (electronic or physical).
4 Principles of Good Design for Websites4 Principles of Good Design for Websites
written by: Andrew Houle / stashed in: Articles / 03.21.09
One of my absolute favorite design books is, Robin Williams Design Workshop. It looks into practical design theories and showcases awesome examples. One of the areas of focus that I’ve taken into all my designs are the four major design principles. They include: contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity.
This post will discuss those four principles as they relate to web design. By keeping these design theories fresh in your mind, you will be sure to design cleaner, more aesthetically pleasing sites.