I recently had the pleasure to be interviewed by Fadtastic about my thoughts on web design and its trends. I actually found the interview process to be quite educational as it really forced me to sit down and think about certain issues in order to come to a conclusion of what my opinion really is. Since not all my answers were posted, I thought I would post my entire interview.
Once again, I would really like to thank the folks at Fadtastic for the great opportunity. On a side note, I will begin contributing to Fadtastic with articles every now and then – I am looking forward to writing in a new arena.
Continue reading “An Interview on Web Trends from Fadtastic”
My next few articles will be discussing my thoughts on the current trends and state of design on the web. I hold no illusion that my opinions on this topic should be taken as absolute. However, my feeling is, the more discourse, the better.
I stumbled upon this site via Firewheel that seemed to be a great prelude to my near-future writings. Indeed, the get-rich-quick scheme has laid its larva into the unsuspecting gut of graphic design. Or to use their own words:
Make $1,000 A Day In The “Hidden” Desktop Design Market
Yes, now everyone can be a graphic designer and make a hell of a lot more money than the people who actually do it for a living. This is one of the quintessential problems of design on the internet; everyone is a web designer – therefore no one is. In my opinion, this open, all-inclusive vocation needs a small dose of intellectual elitism. It is true that anyone can design a site, but not everyone can do it well. Continue reading “Web Designer – No Experience Needed”