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Design Aesthetics for Web Design

Course Summary

Learn how to incorporate principles of design such as contrast, unity, and balance in specific ways that improve your website.                                               

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    Course Syllabus

            Using the exercise files
        1. What Is Aesthetics?
            Understanding aesthetics
            Examples from art and design
        2. Using Elements of Design
            Understanding the elements of design
            Using color to set the site's mood
            Tweaking color values to add contrast
            Using texture to add depth
            Repeating shapes to unify your design
            Structuring your layout with form
            Using space to organize your design
            Setting boundaries with line
            Communicating with the right fonts
        3. Incorporating Principles of Design
            Understanding the principles of design
            Using contrast to set areas of interest
            Applying font styles to show emphasis
            Aligning objects to achieve balance
            Using hyperlink styles to create a sense of unity
            Applying background patterns to create harmony
            Adding movement with scrolling and animation
            Using border styles to add rhythm and repetition
            Achieving proportion by scaling objects and text
            Simplifying by removing the unnecessary
            Using gradation to create perspective
        4. Foundations of Designing for the Web
            Responsive web: Creating CSS for different devices
            Composition: Using the grid to organize space
            Typography: Choosing and using web fonts
            Color theory: Picking harmonious colors
            Communication: Leading viewers through a design
            Accessibility: Using size and color effectively
            Originality: Stepping out of the box
           Next steps


Course Fee:
USD 25

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3 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Digital Media & Games Community

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