I am taking a reductionist approach to web design by:
Limiting the number of colors on the site, shifting focus to central components.
Reducing the overall complexity of the project. You can only truly understand a machine if you can remove every piece you don’t need. If every piece is necessary for communicating the information, it’s all the end user should need to see.
The web doesn’t have to be so hostile or expensive to run. Focus on boiling it down to its essentials.
Mikhail Khoury’s website, one I stumbled upon only because he shares a last name with Northeastern’s Computer Science college, has an astoundingly minimal yet well-designed site. It’s easy to navigate and has no distractions from the site’s objective.
100 Rabbits are a creative duo comprised of Rekka Bellum and Devine Lu Linvega; they’ve inspired me to move towards using minimal, accessible tooling, and have a fantastic design language present throughout all of their work. 100 Rabbits
Pentagram, a design consultancy with a lot of great work. They have lots of mockups and designs to reference.
- communicative colors for browser prototyping.