Archive: March 2007

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I Am Not A Graphic Designer

While much of what we do as Communication Designers still involves aesthetic choices and artistic skills (craft), our professional practice revolves around a message-driven design discipline that involves research, learning, concept development, structuring and presentation of messages designed to facilitate better understanding within an audience.

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  • Web Design

456 Berea Street linked to two brilliant posts by Andy Rutledge yesterday on the subject of web standards. Rutledge is writing about something that has been a point of interest with me for quite some time. Web standards, and why designers are not embracing them. Personally, I've always thought of standards compliance as a way of making sure that my websites are reliably viewed by as many people as possible.