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December 23, 2011 at 5:33 am #35799stevencraderMember
I just finished designing a website for on organization on campus. It can be viewed at http://oregonstate.edu/dept/rha/. Could you please take a look at it and let me know what you think?
It a responsive design that works well for browsers of all sizes.
I am designing and developing locally so this is the theme with minimal pages/posts. Some links may not work.
Any feedback would be great.
ThanksDecember 23, 2011 at 7:18 am #93286Paulie_DModerator
Sorry, I hate the principal font you are using…at least the one I’m seeing on my PC.
Perhaps something a little more readable?
Also, it looks like you are doing something with image scaling in the ‘Partners’ section. Some of them really don’t work on big wide monitors…they get fuzzy.December 23, 2011 at 7:49 am #93288MikeyO89Member
Yeah, the image width of 80% on my 1920px monitor looks very off. I’d suggest setting it to a fixed or not at all :)January 8, 2012 at 4:28 am #94268BillyParticipant
The fonts really aren’t that nice, and the pictures in the partners are really blurry (1280 * 800) apart from the bottom one.
I also find that they’re’s too much on the page, making a sort of mess.
I like the menus and the header though.January 9, 2012 at 12:03 am #94306DanaBMember
I would suggest you look into “box-sizing: border-box;” for your menu. It has fairly good browser support and will allow you to use 50% instead of 49.7%. You can always work around the lteIE7 people.January 9, 2012 at 1:45 pm #94348OniLinkCRMember
Here we go.
The header. I like it. Menu is good. Dislike the how there is little breathing room at the right though (Home, About Us, etc). Perhaps the color needs to change and that gradient is a bit too strong.
The left bar: Dislike. The fonts, color variation, color selection, pretty much all of it. Try to clearly identify headers, from dates, to locations. They are ALL the same color, just a variant. Also the line selection that divides them is poorly executed (Facebook divisions from for example Sat Jan 28). I would make a clear distinction from the events compared to social networks. The Google white background, dislike. It blends poorly with the background.
The partners. Again, the logos look stretched out. Bad. Try to de-saturate them on Photoshop so they look subtle. Make them blend in. You are forcing many colors of different logos within your design.
The content. The first section is alright (New Website). I dislike the use of social media icons. Why one for EVERY article? It’s overkill. Include them in the actual article, same thing with the RSVP for Facebook (not fond of the harsh shadow). Also to the left, there is white that overlaps the side bar, about 15 pixels.
I know it may seem like a lot and I hope I don’t come off as bitching to bitch. It needs a bit of work.January 9, 2012 at 7:23 pm #94353OniLinkCRMember
Correct, the same thing with the social media icons. If I (visitor) am interested, I would click on the article. This gives you the benefit of a higher pages per visit ratio because really, why would I visit the site further if all the buttons are there.
I would get rid of the Google thing if you can’t change the background. It breaks or makes it (to me).
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