The Salcombe Web Design Blog

Welcome to the Salcombe Web Design blog. This is kept up to date by our Creative Director Daniel Ashton. Daniel is a project manager, graphic designer and website consultant.

In the last post I looked at Emoticons

Ikea (a mini case study)

www.ikea.com

The simple, single colour, minimal style means the user isn't assaulted by too much information, just clear symbols that direct them to the product category. Making it easy for the user to scan the navigation panel and figure out what's going on. These kind of icons help to summarise features. Life is made easier by the use of simple grey icons for things like 'kitchens' or 'bathrooms'.

ikea icons

In the next article we'll look at the inovative solution designed by Agile Web Solutions called Password1