Design, uninterrupted #114

December 20th, 2010

Today’s post highlights the design of by Marc Hinse. Taking a step away from conservative visual elements, the bold oversized orange textured circle creates a memorable first impression, without being too gawdy or unbalanced. You can find additional circular elements elsewhere on the main page, with the same rough wall texture binding them together. The color palette spans orange, dark bottle green, aquamarine, desaturated light blue and sand yellow – a vintage feel that works quite well with the embedded Graublau font used for most of the text sections. I particularly like the inverted styling of hyperlinks that matches the narrow glyphs and creates a nice visual balance with oversized section headers.