Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started
A basic understanding of the principles of good design (such as contrast, unity, and balance) is the foundation for creating beautiful websites. In this course, Sue Jenkins explains design aesthetics in simple terms, and shows how to incorporate the principles of design in specific ways that improve your site. Learn how to adjust adjacent colors to add contrast, create depth with texture, incorporate movement, and use repeating shapes, patterns, and borders to unify your design. Then, in the final chapter, learn about special issues designers should address in their web layouts, such as responsive design for mobile devices, accessibility, and originality.
(MUSIC). Hi. I'm Sue Jenkins and welcome to Design Aesthetics for Web Design. In this course, we'll start by exploring the concept of aesthetics as it relates to the web design process. We'll take a look at how you can use the elements and principles of design in your own web projects. Then I'll briefly discuss some foundations skills when designing for the web. Many of the tutorials focus on a single specific concept to demonstrate how paying attention to aesthetics can play a key role in improving your designs.
Now let's get starts with Design Aesthetics for Web Design.
There are currently no FAQs about Design Aesthetics for Web Design.
Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.
Search within course videos and transcripts, and jump right to the results.
Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.
Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.
Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.