Art direction and editorial design are two terms that have been the butt of many debates, discussions and arguments on the web recently. Folks seem to have been caught up with the granular semantics of the terms, and how they may relate to the way we present content on the internet. Greg will be attempting to answer the question that people should be asking: do the great unwashed public actually care about the way their content is presented? Does art direction & editorial design on the web actually work?
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By Design takes you into the world of self-direction. You most likely do your banking online and book your air tickets online. When you then get to the airport it is most likely that you have to make your way unaided from booking in to finding your allocated seat on the plane. These self-direction skills are the new skills we need in almost every part of our daily life. Why is this trend happening?
A New Canon | Mark Boulton | New Adventures In Web Design conference | Nottingham | 20th January 2011
In the real world, responsive design is nothing new. Products adapt to our needs. Technology monitors local environments to adjust lighting, temperature and even physical spaces. But what about web? In designing with words, the desire to bind content to a device has been around as long as there have been books. Mark will take you from desire to implementation, from theory to practice. How can we build upon what we know from literally hundreds of years of responsive design practice to define a new era of online publishing? An era where we strive for the same level of human / technology connection that started with the monks.
web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It’s everything web that matters.