ARTICLE SUMMARY: As a kid I would be watching something with my dad and on occasion I would say, “how hard can that be?” His go to response would always be, “if it was that easy everyone would be doing it”. As always he was right.
With the lay person it’s the same thing, they see a beautiful and highly-functional website that can exude simplicity but it fails to show the great effort made behind the scenes that lead to the creation of that website. As Eric Karkovack says “It’s not until the process begins that reality sinks in.”
In his article “WHY WEB DESIGN IS NEVER SIMPLE” he looks at ways to both understand and communicate the complexities of a well-built website. He tells us why
- When Building a Website, One Size Doesn’t Fit All
- Technology and Standards Are Ever-Changing
- Communicating with Clients Is Key
Great ideas need great tools to help create the website you have created in your head. To achieve that goal Eric Karkovack has provided you with links to download the essential tools every designer should have in their tool box to take what you have created in your head and make it a reality.
This is a great article with resources to help you throughout your design career.
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