Less Is More

Less Is More

Visual design is used in web design to help guide people through a website by conveying structure and relative importance of items while trying to provide hooks so people dive deep into a site. Visual design also helps express the message and style, and breathes life into a site. One basic tool used in visual design is color. Many times people go overboard when designing websites by using too much color in text, headers and backgrounds. Here is an extreme example of a site that is out of control in its use of color. Color is much more powerful when it’s used sparingly. Have you ever noticed that web giants like Google use very little color in their design?

 

Just something to think about…

“Less is more.”
-Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

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