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From maddiin <madd...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Website redesign
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 19:17:24 GMT
Noah Slater schrieb:
> Hey,
>
> I am extremely grateful to Christopher Lenz for designing the first version of
> our official Apache site. However, I think it might be the time for a new
> design. There have been a number of other document databases pop up in the last
> year, and we would do well to keep our image modern and fresh.
>
> Some of my initial thoughts:
>
>   * The header graphic could make the project name much bigger.
>
>   * The header graphic could include the phrase "Time to relax" as a slogan.
>
>   * I'm not happy with the content hugging the left side and an empty right
>     gutter. I would prefer a central column with a width between 40 and 50 em
>     and a margin set to auto. Something generally like http://miscoranda.com/
>     would be nice, but a bit thinner.
>
>   * The font would probably look better in Georgia and being about 1em.
>
>   * Something a bit more like http://books.couchdb.org/relax/ would be ideal.
>
> Of course, I could just come up with my own design and see what people thought,
> but I'm a little too busy, and thought it might be fun throwing this wide open
> to suggestions from the community. We might have some skilled designers!
>
> Best,
>
>   
I 've made a quick layout trying to match your list. Screenshots are 
taken with a resolution of 1024x768.

   1. "Classic" color scheme <http://twitpic.com/cndv0>
   2. "Planet" color scheme <http://twitpic.com/cne19>


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