Kurt McKee

lessons learned in production

Articles tagged with design

A header mockup | 25 July 2007

I've been looking at various websites' designs and working to come up with a design that I can call my own. It's slow going, but I've got something that I like just a little bit. Here's a preview of the header:


    A mockup of a header that I kind of like. It features a dark navy background,
    with my name in lowercase in bold yellow on the left and a search bar on the right.

It kind of reminds me of Half Life, which …

Header design | 24 February 2007

I've been thinking about website design, and what kind of header I would want to have for my website. In the process of doing so, I've worked to identify what I think looks good on other websites, and how I could work to create a similar design.

Here are some …

The front page is modified | 13 February 2007

I've updated the front page of my site. It's still bland, which is fine with me, because I enjoy simpler designs. The big difference is that the information is simplified and consolidated, in addition to adding several icons, courtesy of the wonderful Tango Desktop Project. I also tried to make …